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8 items tagged “squirrels”


Weeknotes: The Squirrel Census, Genome SQL query

This week was mostly about incremental improvements. And squirrels.

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2018 Central Park Squirrel Census in Datasette (via) The Squirrel Census project released their data! 3,000 squirrel observations in Central Park, each with fur color and latitude and longitude and behavioral observations. I love this data so much. I’ve loaded it into a Datasette running on Glitch. # 16th October 2019, 6:01 pm


Russian squirrel pack “kills dog” (via) “The little beasts are agitated because they have nothing to eat”. # 12th December 2006, 1:59 pm

xkcd: Nihilism. Zomg squirrels! # 6th October 2006, 9:15 am

Photographing Squirrels—a photoset on Flickr. Real wild squirrels with real vintage cameras. Awesome. # 30th May 2006, 11:13 am


My Washington D.C. photos. Touristy photos. Includes squirrels... and ENIAC! # 4th April 2005, 1:43 am


My photos of squirrels. I like squirrels, and I’ve started playing with Flickr. # 30th August 2004, 4:29 pm

Neighborhood Hazard (or: Why the Cops Won’t Patrol Brice Street) (via) Entertaining story about a guy, his motorcycle and a psychotic squirrel. I like squirrels. # 15th August 2004, 5:24 pm