Please, Sir, I want Some More Nuts

squirrel-begging

To me, there is nothing cuter about squirrels than when they sit up on their haunches, cup their paws solemnly to their chest, and gaze at you with those pleading eyes.  That posture has parted many a nut from my cupboard to the delight of my backyard squirrels.  Photographer Kristina Jacob shares a picture of one of her own backyard beggars.