Sciurus carolinensis

Filed under: fauna — WmX @ 08:20

air rat
(the squirrel) is one of very few mammalian species that can descend a tree head-first. It does this by turning its feet so that the claws of its hindpaws are backward pointing and can grip the tree bark.–Wikipedia

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  1. The United States economy needs to learn how to do that hindpaw trick.

    Comment by a mouse — 2011/09/20 @ 08:54

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