Your D.C. Squirrel Week photos

In celebration of D.C. Squirrel Week, we asked readers to send us their squirrel photos and, well, you went (wait for it) nuts.

We received more than 150 photos of squirrels — from black squirrels to fuzzy-tailed gray squirrels. Many of the photos pictured the critters as mischievous nut-gatherers, wreaking havoc on plants, taunting house pets and using their quirky rodent charm to get snacks.

Here are a few of our favorite submissions.


photo submitted by user maxinator29 (photo submitted by user maxinator29)


user-submitted photo (user-submitted photo)


submitted by user Loryjones (submitted by user Loryjones)

You can see the full gallery and upload your own squirrel photos here. And share your squirrel stories using #DCSquirrelWeek.

Bethonie Butler is a producer and a reporter on The Post’s engagement team. She oversees online comments and has also contributed to The Style Blog and She The People.

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