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US Customs Find Man Smuggling Squirrels

  1. Dec 16, 2005 #1

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20051215/ap_on_fe_st/smuggled_squirrels
     
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    hmmm.. I suspect Dr. Foofer's involved in this somehow.
     
  4. Dec 16, 2005 #3

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    Are squirrels affiliated with Al-Qaeda?
     
  5. Dec 16, 2005 #4

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    Yep, I think he's branching out.
     
  6. Dec 16, 2005 #5
    wow, it was bad enough when one got into my house, can you imagine what would happen with one running looses on a plane? That guy had to have some pretty big..ummmm nuts? To think he would get away with it.
     
  7. Dec 16, 2005 #6

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    I'm just trying to figure out why someone would try smuggling squirrels. It's not like you can't just find more wherever you go. :confused:
     
  8. Dec 16, 2005 #7

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    If they were staying in his pockets, perhaps they were pets? I don't know too many wild squirrels that would just sit quietly in a pocket.
     
  9. Dec 16, 2005 #8

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    Are you sure the news article is correct about them being squirrels? If the guy's name is Dave and the rodents are actually chipmunks, then there is a logical explanation.
     
  10. Dec 16, 2005 #9

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    :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:
    Well, it is nearly Christmastime..
     
  11. Dec 16, 2005 #10

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    I have the Chipmunk Christmas CD. :approve: :blushing:
     
  12. Dec 16, 2005 #11
    You guys, these were illegal alien squirrels:

    They were going to take acorn harvesting jobs from American squirrels.
     
  13. Dec 16, 2005 #12
    I have the record! :surprised : i don't have the record player anymore, so i can't ever listen to it, but it came with a story book and all the lyrics!
     
  14. Dec 16, 2005 #13

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    That's still at my mom's house, or it better be. :devil:
     
  15. Dec 16, 2005 #14

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    :biggrin: ...
     
  16. Dec 16, 2005 #15

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    !!!!! AHHHH all the cops, the navy, the airforce! We're being taken over by alien squirrels!!
     
  17. Dec 16, 2005 #16

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    It did say ground squirrels. This is clearly a case of illegally imported luncheon meat.
     
  18. Dec 16, 2005 #17
    Squirrel baloney?
     
  19. Dec 16, 2005 #18
    Am I the only one that found this sentence amusing? I mean, yeah, it's a real disease, but what goes through my mind is "tap 'indigenous Mexican squirrel' plus two colorless mana and cast plague on target creature"
     
  20. Dec 16, 2005 #19

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    With acorn butter.:tongue2:
     
  21. Dec 16, 2005 #20

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    Do you think the ground squirrels know where the border is if they aren't carried across in someone's pockets? If they just felt like wandering across on their own, would customs still stop them? :uhh:
     
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