Finally, an interesting squirrel story has come across my radar…I have just learned that the Centennial Committee of Kent State University is holding a contest and fund raiser for the school’s hundredth anniversary by selling 8- and 30-inch-high statues of black squirrels that people can then dress or decorate. People can purchase the critters throughout 2009 and display their decorated and dressed friends during the 2009 homecoming weekend in hopes of winning to-be-determined prizes. I will check back on this story next fall to see if I can find photos of the little guys. Full story here.