Habits of Squirrels

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WOULD you permit me to ask of your readers a question or two upon the habits of squirrels? I have had one in my possession, from the age of three weeks, for more than two years. I have noticed that whenever it cleans itself, after licking, it sneezes violently three or four times into its forepaws, then rubs them thus damped over its fur. It seems to have the power of sneezing at volition.

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T., D. Habits of Squirrels. Nature 10, 503 (1874). https://doi.org/10.1038/010503c0

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