Why a Squirrel Stashed 50 Pounds of Pine Cones in a Car
Many animals have discovered that human-made objects are even better than what's found in nature.
Nature can be brutal—so it's no surprise some creatures find being around humans more comfortable, whether it's a place to sleep or raise their young.
Here are some animals that decided human habitats looked like better homes and larders. (Read more about urban animals in our series Wild Cities.)
When your car is making funny sounds, you never think the problem could be a stash of squirrel food.
Wildlife expert Marne Titchenell suspects a red squirrel is the likely culprit that recently stored about 50 pounds of pine cones under the hood of a young Michigan man’s car, according to the local TV station WVLT 8.
Squirrels are cavity nesters, and will look for a little hole in a concealed area