No Nuts, No Problem: Squirrels Harvest Maple Syrup

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: February 18, 2005   View Article

Though daylight lingers longer this time of year, winter’s grip remains strong, and many critters’ food stores are running low. How do they survive?

“There’s always some mechanism that allows animals to make it through the winter as a species,” said John Serrao, a naturalist in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains.

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