Nugget Refuses to Kick the Bottle

— by Susan Eirich, PhD —

Although double in size and way old enough, our newest addition to Earthfire refuses to give up her bottle and move on to the squirrel version of peas and carrot. She will only accept almonds. Or maybe hazelnuts. How do you discipline a baby squirrel to eat her veggies?

2 October 2017

Dr. Susan Eirich is the Founder and Executive Director of Earthfire Institute Wildlife Sanctuary and Retreat Center. A licensed psychologist, biologist and educator, her goal is to widen the circle of conversation about conservation to include the voices of all living beings.

left A very tiny baby Nugget shortly after arriving at Earthfire, right Nugget now much bigger, still attached to her bottle


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