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A squirrel helps attract children to the Orthodox Church
« on: October 05, 2012, 11:11:59 AM »
A little red squirrel has become an assistant at a new parish in the west of Moscow, and does a wonderful job of attracting children to the church...

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Re: A squirrel helps attract children to the Orthodox Church
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2012, 11:19:01 AM »
"The nature corner attracts the attention of many young parishioners. The kids are delighted with the squirrel and can watch it darting around whimsically for hours."

Ah, Russian entertainment.
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Re: A squirrel helps attract children to the Orthodox Church
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2012, 01:25:43 PM »
That's sweet.  :)
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Re: A squirrel helps attract children to the Orthodox Church
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2012, 01:52:33 PM »
Aren't red squirrels the ones that can attack humans by deliberately tossing acorns, etc.?

I think YouTube has had some videos about these little monsters and their antics.
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Re: A squirrel helps attract children to the Orthodox Church
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2012, 04:44:39 PM »
Here is news from Scientific American about red squirrels vs. grey squirrels (from the USA).

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2012/10/05/italy-faces-invasion-of-american-killer-squirrels/

The American Greys are called "Killer Squirrels."
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Re: A squirrel helps attract children to the Orthodox Church
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2012, 05:33:02 PM »
The parish must be nuts.
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Re: A squirrel helps attract children to the Orthodox Church
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Re: A squirrel helps attract children to the Orthodox Church
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2012, 07:16:50 PM »
All sounds a bit squirrely to me...
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Re: A squirrel helps attract children to the Orthodox Church
« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2012, 06:48:56 PM »
How intriguing. :D