Swift’s Squirrel

Mr Swift, park ranger at Central Park, Peterborough, has been adopted by a baby grey squirrel.  The animal has been named Oakley Junior. It formed a bond with Mr Swift after being abandoned.  Mr Swift said, “I put out my hand and he jumped on. He looked adoringly at me then clamoured all over me.”

Love me do

Love me do

Oakley has won the hearts of local staff. Mr Swift joked that he plans to train him to pick up litter, claiming Oakley would be happy with the wages, as they get peanuts!

It’s curious that the squirrel chose Mr Swift, perhaps he wants humanity to act fast to preserve the natural world.

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