They prefer their own kind

By Louise Joubert

Published in "Animaltalk"


Sadly tree squirrels are some of the most abused “pets” in South Africa.  Taken from the wild deliberately or removed from their captive parents forcefully hundreds are sold by unethical pet shops and animal traders. 

Knowingly their “owners” claiming that they “love” their “pets” condemn the unfortunate creatures to a miserable life in captivity.

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