The squirrels were busy digging up and carrying off acorns that were buried last year. This squirrel just froze on the tree with an acorn in its mouth when I took this photo. The squirrel has a sort of guilty, caught in the act expression that amused me.

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Closer look at the startled squirrel.

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After a moment the squirrel turned its head to look at me, still holding onto its acorn.

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The squirrel shifted position a few times before finally disappearing up the tree.

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