I put some sunflower seeds on a stone wall near some bird feeders to see if I could attract some of the local chipmunks.
They allowed me to snap these pictures as they gathered the seeds and brought them back to their burrows to store them for the winter.
They also seemed to enjoy sunning themselves on this chilly fall morning.
Our site was the victim of a DOS attack and was knocked offline for a couple of days.
Apparently somebody in Nigeria really hates squirrels.
But don’t worry, just like squirrels, our server has been around since the Oligocene and isn’t going anywhere.
The town of Whistler was named after the Hoary Marmot, whose high whistling call can be heard in the surrounding mountains.
Here’s one surveying his domain as he warms himself on a rock.
(Oh, and marmots are a type of ground squirrel, in case you didn’t know.)
Gracie is a regular visitor to the houses on our block.
She often drops by and even peeks in the window hoping for handouts.
Here she is at the neighbours house lounging around till someone notices her and gives her a treat.
Piggy in his 3rd summer. He’s just finished eating some almonds and is hoping for more.