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How We Saved the Life of an Infant Squirrel Which Had Fallen From the Tree

Updated on December 8, 2019
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A chartered accountant by profession worked in a number of companies in India and natural animal lover

A small squirrel and its life saving story

I and my wife had started out for daily morning walk, not because the day was beautiful and enthralling but for the healthful exercise, and for the purpose of gathering into his lungs the amount of pure oxygen needed to keep his body in good working condition. But the day was different on the way to the park we found a small squirrel fallen from the nest almost on the verge of dying. We tried to locate the nest on the nearby tree but not finding the one had no option but to pick the poor creature and take it home and make all the efforts for its survival. We abandoned the walk and rushed home immediately got some cotton roles and wrapped it around squirrel to keep it warm. After a while saw some movement and found the creature moving a bit. The next challenge was to feed. No veterinary doctor was available in the morning so the best idea we could think of was some grounded rice mixed in milk and feed through the syringe. The way it caught the syringe and started sucking the milk was a sight to be seen. That day got late for the office but it was the most satisfying day that we could save the life of an infant, otherwise it would have died.

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      Navin munjal 

      6 weeks ago from Delhi

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