Squirrel Appreciation Day is observed annually on January 21.
It was created by Christy Hargrove, a wildlife rehabilitator in North Carolina.
The day is affiliated with the Western North Carolina Nature Center.
Christy said: “Celebration of the event itself is up to the individual or group — anything from putting out extra food for the squirrels to learning something new about the species.”
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