LETTER: Don’t feed the squirrels

LETTER: Don’t feed the squirrels

Squirrels are cute little animals and children like to watch them. Parents put peanuts out to attract and feed them.

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Squirrels tend to bury their supplies in neighbouring gardens and that again attracts rats. Both species harbour and spread diseases.

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Please, stop feeding squirrels. It’s not as innocent as it looks.

Karin Hertel

Saanich