SQUIRREL OF THE MONTH

This critter comes with a story that warms the heart

Courtesy of David Acton

ALMOND JOY—David Acton of Thousand Oaks captured this up-close photo of a squirrel nicknamed Wanda. The family rescued the critter after she fell out of a pine tree in their yard. The Acton folks also taught her a few tricks before releasing her back into the great outdoors. Here she’s seen munching on one of her favorite treats, an almond. (If you look closely, you might be able to see a heart-shaped bare spot just above her nose.)...

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