Found a lost and scared baby squirrel on the side of the road. Let the poor thing climb all over me and nest in my sweater while it calmed down. You can not imagine the temptation of bringing this precious thing home with me, but it was big enough to care for itself. Just needed to get its bearings back. I brought it into the woods and it went up a tree on its merry way ♡ Livin’ that elf life…
My fascination and knowledge of them comes from the beautiful book
Leven en werken van de kabouter (Gnomes in english) written by Wil Huygen and illustrated by Rien Poortvliet.I highly recommend it for the amazing illustrations and scientific observations of the life of gnomes, it’s really an enchanting book!
about them :They’re 15 cm tall without hats, have a 400 year lifespan if I remember correctly, are very strong, benevolent creatures, but do not disrespect them or..! They help out wildlife and farms if they live there. They’re pretty illusive so sighting is very rare.
(also here’s an amazon link, if you like, wanna have the book)