A squirrel’s attack on prayer flags

Prayer flag squirrel - © Christopher Martin-1379

Creatures in our forest are readying for winter right now.  This squirrel, one of our long-time neighbours, was out collecting warm material to line her home with when she found one of our strings of Buddhist Lung ta prayer flags (Tibetan:རླུང་རྟ་; Mandarin Chinese:風馬 – Feng ma; meaning “Wind horse”).  I found her while she was well into separating one of the flags.  I really can’t take much issue with this resourceful little creature so I think we will have to buy some more flags to replace these.

Prayer Flag Squirrel - © Christopher Martin-1375

5 responses

  1. It is a beautyful picture. We see, its easy for an squirrel to arrive on a desktop in germany.😄

    January 14, 2016 at 1:41 am

  2. This really made me giggle, what a great place for prayer flags to be surrounding and nuturing nature x

    November 20, 2015 at 2:10 am

  3. Absolutely adorable!

    November 15, 2015 at 3:00 am

  4. They also appreciate yarn! It should have a cozy winter now, out lots of nuts. They really like hazelnuts and almonds. Peanuts aren’t good for them. Wonderful photos!

    November 14, 2015 at 10:41 am

  5. Oh, how funny!

    November 14, 2015 at 10:33 am

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