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A squirrel with a peanut in its mouth running across the lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C.
January 21, 2021

Nuts About Squirrels

The November 1995 issue featured a 16-page story titled "In Praise of Squirrels." In this picture, a visitor to the White House gardens dashes off with a peanut meant to deter him from eating flower bulbs.
Photograph by Chris Johns, Nat Geo Image Collection
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