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Baby Squirrels Rescued from Chimney (VIDEO)

Baby Squirrels Rescued from Chimney (VIDEO)

A mother squirrel thought she was providing excellent care for her three babies by building a nest on top of a chimney where they would be warm. She certainly didn’t count on the nest falling into the chimney. 

The lady of the house heard noises in the wall near her furnace and called wildlife control officers. When they opened up the wall and then the pipe, they found three adorable baby squirrels. Their mother was pacing on the rooftop, not knowing how to save her pups.

Getting the babies out of the chimney pipe was a lot more complicated than you might imagine. Watch the video and see how it was done.

 

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Photo credit: Audreyjm529 

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5:30AM PDT on Mar 22, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

1:10PM PST on Jan 22, 2011

sooo worthy, thanks.

7:06PM PST on Jan 21, 2011

how wonderful

8:24PM PDT on Oct 19, 2010

I have never seen a new baby squirrel; like all babies, they are darling.

8:28PM PDT on Oct 16, 2010

Good story

9:06PM PDT on Oct 10, 2010

I sure would like to know if the reunion was succesful and if not what happened to the babies. Wonderful video but follow up needed.

6:27PM PDT on Oct 10, 2010

Great

11:29PM PDT on Oct 7, 2010

Wonderful video! Thank you.

11:02AM PDT on Oct 7, 2010

Hurray! All efforts to save these babies came from a place of compassion and caring. To that (thus far) 1% who say it wasn't worth the trouble...you might want to try looking around to see if you're able to find the piece of your soul that's obviously gone missing.

8:56AM PDT on Oct 7, 2010

I too would've liked to have seen the reunion, but I thank every individual who did the right thing by caring and protecting these precious voiceless innocents.

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