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    Default Found this, is it a squirrel?

    Is this a squirrel or rat?
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    Default Re: Found this, is it a squirrel?

    Can't say 100% but I think rat.
    Ears and posture don't look right for squirrel.
    Take a few more pictures and a picture of feet and nails...
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    Default Re: Found this, is it a squirrel?

    Baby muskrat?
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    Default Re: Found this, is it a squirrel?

    My guess would be a baby rat?...where did you find the little one? He sure is cute.

    here is a picture I found online:

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    Default Re: Found this, is it a squirrel?

    Quote Originally Posted by dr3am View Post
    My guess would be a baby rat?...where did you find the little one? He sure is cute.

    here is a picture I found online:

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    In my yard, there were 6 of them but only he lived!

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    Default Re: Found this, is it a squirrel?

    Oh goodness.....what now?

    I will say, I had a pet rat named Sam when I was a kid...and he was awesome.

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    Default Re: Found this, is it a squirrel?

    Pretty sure that's a little baby rat

    Cute as heck!!!!

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