It’s that time of year again. Time when squirrels come lumbering up to our windows minding their own business with their bellies looking like Quasi Modo had a baby with the Elephant Man.
Our squirrels have warbles.
Here’s what warbles are:
Here’s what they really are:
Check our facts!
those poor squirrels! :( also, it’s really super gross.
OMG. That is disgusting… our squirrels do not get those. I had no idea such a thing existed and in this case, ignorance was bliss. I love science (biology especially) but I freaking hate parasites and bugs… they may have wildly successful reproductive strategies, but they usually seem to be icky beyond ALL reason.
With warbles the key determinant in the cute-to-gross transition for squirrels, is that why I find that woman having the third breast added a bit freaky and gross?
That’s a new one to me! Ugh! Mother Nature never fails to astound! And I teach Parasitology. Wow!