Curious Squirrel

Curious squirrel with the Pacific as a nice backdrop on the Bluff Trail in the Montana de Oro State Park near Spooner's Cove. September 2008

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flow

flow - Sep 5, 2008 1:52 am - Voted 10/10

cute!

i also made some nice squirrel pics at the californian coast (la jolla cove) years ago on a trip with school.
ciao, flow.

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Sep 5, 2008 10:04 am - Hasn't voted

Re: cute!

Thanks. Yes, it was not shy at all. There were many running all around the cliffs. I wondered how many tunnels there were underneath our feet on that "unstable" cliff. Cheers.

PrestonRhea

PrestonRhea - Sep 6, 2008 11:19 am - Hasn't voted

Re: cute!

Cute picture. I know what Flow is talking about though. Those squirrels in La Jolla Cove have gone past being comfortable with humans are will come right up to you if given the chance.

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Sep 7, 2008 11:33 am - Hasn't voted

Re: cute!

thanks. I know what you mean. Those I saw at the cliffs were still shy. They were curious enough to peek out of their holes but disappeared very quickly if I got closer. Cheers.

chris.mueller

chris.mueller - Sep 6, 2008 4:21 am - Voted 10/10

Excellent

shot. Thanks for sharing!

Chris

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Sep 6, 2008 9:08 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Excellent

Thanks. Cheers. Guido

TJ311

TJ311 - Sep 6, 2008 5:28 pm - Voted 10/10

Detail

Very nice detail and a cute critter! Thanks for sharing.

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Sep 7, 2008 11:26 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Detail

You're welcome and thanks for your vote. Cheers.

lcarreau

lcarreau - Sep 6, 2008 7:03 pm - Voted 10/10

I saw a lot of

curious squirrels when I worked in Sequoia
NP. Then, came the day when I observed a
large rattlesnake eating one of those squirrels.

Perhaps the squirrel was TOO curious?

Larry of AZ

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Sep 7, 2008 11:28 am - Hasn't voted

Re: I saw a lot of

Yes, sometimes being too curious can get you into trouble. That must have been an interesting sight with the rattler eating the squirrel. Thanks for your vote. Cheers, Guido

TJ311

TJ311 - Sep 7, 2008 12:13 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: I saw a lot of

Poor squirrel!

lcarreau

lcarreau - Sep 8, 2008 7:31 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: I saw a lot of

Yep, but those snakes gotta eat something.
They can't catch din-din at Circle K!!! :)

yatsek

yatsek - Mar 18, 2009 8:27 am - Voted 10/10

New Species

So it might be a (fluffy tough) rocky sea squirrel, I think:)
Cheers
Jacek

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Mar 18, 2009 11:43 am - Hasn't voted

Re: New Species

Yes, I think you nailed it :-) Cheers, Guido

Kenzo Okawa

Kenzo Okawa - Jan 6, 2010 2:55 am - Voted 10/10

Nice shot!

A look of squirrel is so impressive, and precious. Many thanks for posting!

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Jan 6, 2010 10:30 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice shot!

Thanks for your nice words and vote. Cheers.

Tomek Lodowy

Tomek Lodowy - Nov 24, 2010 2:30 pm - Voted 10/10

hah!

as I see you've got some nice collection of squirrels here, awesome!

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Nov 24, 2010 5:07 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: hah!

Thanks Tomek.

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