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    hehe i have a lot of shots of these guys, so i promise this is the last one (for a bit!)

    the above is him munching on a monkey nut – it was quite funny that they often took the nuts and ran a bit further down the wall to open them – leaving a big pile of shells – before running off to bury them!

    we did wonder why they didn’t bury them in the shells?

    and the below shows one rubbing his head on the wall as he ran – as i mentioned yesterday, we think this may have been a scent marking thing?



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    1. ♥ ♫ * Mary * ♫ ♥ •٠·˙ 36 months ago | reply

      I don't think I could tire of seeing these beautiful little creatures!! How lucky are you to see these .. More I say !! :o)
      My chipmunks run along rubbing their faces along any surface .. must be a squirrel scenting thing but they do a grand job of dusting the high places I might of missed in my living room !! lol

    2. Thorbard 36 months ago | reply

      A couple of great animal portraits here. Congratulations.

    3. ranju10 36 months ago | reply


    4. StProc. 36 months ago | reply

      Wow - stunning shots, beautiful in every way.

    5. Rich Byham 36 months ago | reply

      Great capture.

    6. Rusty Marvin - Imagery by John 36 months ago | reply

      But what a cutie, we have Island full of them apparently :)

    7. S V Giles 36 months ago | reply

      Great shot, I love it, what great clarity x

    8. Andromeda Honds 36 months ago | reply

      Need to dig a bigger hole to bury the shell too. And I'd imagine that opening them up in the summer when food is plentiful expends energy easily replaced, while in winter that would be a bit harder. Just guesses, I don't actually know. :)

    9. wee3beasties 36 months ago | reply

      Nice details on this precious little one!

    10. avie21 36 months ago | reply

      fantastic capture

    11. Blackcap1000 36 months ago | reply

      Wonderful image!

    12. aokcreation 36 months ago | reply

      OMG - this is adorable and perfect!!!! Excellent capture!!!

    13. BlueisCoool 36 months ago | reply

      Very nice capture - congrats!

    14. Techuser 36 months ago | reply

      The motion of the nut is great!

    15. Elma_Ben 36 months ago | reply

      oh, wow!
      perfect shots of the red!

    16. domi walts 35 months ago | reply

      what a fantastic capture ! so sharp and i love the mossy foreground

    17. Robert Dutton Photography 34 months ago | reply

      Very clear accurate photos. The moss and fluffy hair go really well together and the neutral background really helps to illuninate the colours.

    18. +_Jan_+ 30 months ago | reply

      What a beautiful photo - fantastic capture! :o)

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