When they’re not eating peanuts in a park, squirrels have been known to gnaw through rubbery insulation zapping electricity to thousands.
When they’re not eating peanuts in a park, squirrels have been known to gnaw through rubbery insulation zapping electricity to thousands. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@sacbee.com
When they’re not eating peanuts in a park, squirrels have been known to gnaw through rubbery insulation zapping electricity to thousands. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@sacbee.com

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