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Squirrels in the Park

Just outside Kensington Palace and a little to the north, there is an intersection in the path where the squirrels like to play.   These cheeky chaps seem particularly interested in people with shopping.  They also like to play hide and seek with photographers. The other games are;  now I’m in focus and now I’m not and I’ll move just at the moment you press the shutter button.  They’re very good at it.   I took about 20 snaps, these are the only 4 worth showing.   Can’t complain though, they were only having fun and very endearing.

Squiirels in Kensington Gardens

“I say, have you got any linguine and do you know the way to San José.”

Just outside Kensington Palace where you can see this house.

House near Kensington Gardens

 

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Now you see me, and now  ~

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“Flash ah  ah , the savior of the universe”.

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“Alright you got me.  Now about my fee”.

I hope you enjoyed that. They always make me laugh.

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18 responses

  1. Adorable shots!

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    December 11, 2014 at 18:26

    • Thank you. I can’t help laughing. Somehow they manage to look quizzical, intent and daft at the same time. 🙂

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      December 11, 2014 at 18:30

  2. You got very close to that first squirrel. He doesn’t look afraid of you at all. I’m planning to post some red squirrel photos on my blog …. as soon as I see one 🙂

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    December 11, 2014 at 19:07

    • sssshhh buy a can of spray paint. 🙂

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      December 11, 2014 at 20:38

    • I am almost sure I read somewhere that you are more likely to find remaining red squirrels in /near pine forests, because they can eat the tiny seed that grey squirrels can’t.

      Seems to make sense.

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      December 12, 2014 at 09:31

  3. Oh that first shot is a classic! He’s watching you! Love these~

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    December 11, 2014 at 19:09

    • I know, I can’t help but giggle. Reminds me of Oliver Twist, “Can I have some more sir”.

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      December 11, 2014 at 20:42

  4. Ohh he looks very attractive 😀

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    December 11, 2014 at 19:17

  5. Cute

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    December 12, 2014 at 13:13

  6. Love the last picture:)

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    January 29, 2015 at 01:52

  7. They’re all so cute and fat! 😀

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    March 11, 2015 at 20:12

  8. More squirrels! I’ll watch them from afar 🙂

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    July 15, 2017 at 21:31

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