Did you know that there is a bridge that is built especially for squirrels?
This very small bridge is based in Washington DC in America, and the citizens even decorated it for Christmas!
The bridge is a treetop bridge, and it goes above a busy road. It aims to help the squirrels get from one side of the road to the other safely to avoid the cars!
It is called The Nutty Narrows Bridge!Embed from Getty Images
There’s even more to discover about squirrels! Did you know…
- Squirrels can easily find their buried food by following its scent. They can even find food buried beneath a foot of snow!
- When they are being hunted, they run away in a zigzag pattern to confuse the predators!
- They put on extra weight in the winter so they can stay warmer during the winter months
- Their forgotten acorns in the ground turn into big, healthy oak trees!
- Some squirrels can even fly! Flying squirrels are a special breed of squirrel that is able to glide through the air due to their extra skin that they use for wings
Check out this cool video of flying squirrels in action!
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