Bush Squirrel

Photo by

David Macharia


When squirrels bury tree seeds and nuts, they help in regeneration process and conservation of the forest and also use it as a means to store food for later use in the season. However, when its time to unearth, some of the seeds are left in the ground, germinate and give rise to new plants. I captured the bush squirrel at Tsavo West National Park, I managed to spot it sneaking and feeding on nuts falling from the tree. I was attracted to it by its behavior and I quickly positioned myself to be o

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