What’s better than waking up to find a baby seal has entered your house and snuggled up for a nap on your couch? Not much. But if you happen to love squirrels and have an affinity for all things purple (because it is your niece’s favorite color), hearing about a bright-colored, bushy-tailed little fella like this is a pretty nice way to start the day.
Connie Emert, of Jersey Shore, Pa., spotted the purple squirrel dining on bird seed a few times before her husband Percy trapped it on Sunday. Experts at AccuWeather.com have speculated that the squirrel may have fallen into “some purple ink of purple paint at some point.” I suspect the squirrel is nature made because nature is just that awesome.
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