“A squirrel, Ratatosk, lives in the branches of the world-tree. It takes gossip and messages from Nidhogg, the dread corpse-eater, to the eagle and back again. The squirrel tells lies to both of them, and takes joy in provoking anger.” ― Neil Gaiman, Norse Mythology
Several months ago a severe hail storm came through Dallas, killing many squirrels living in the trees nearby. These two babies were found, bloodied and bruised, at only a few days old and I nursed them to health. Now, at ~7mths old, they’re obviously doing quite well….