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Ok, How the heck do I get these peanuts out??????

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Hey, Can some one help me? I can't seem to get this heavy jar of peanuts open so I can feed my young. I guess the guy who owns this house wasn't thinking about my needs when he hung this heavy feeder next to his window and made the holes to hard to reach with my little paws. Darn Humans.

Canon XTI 100-400 IS USM. Handheld, no crop, out dining window. 120 mm, f5.7, -1 exposure, 1/180 sec, iso 400.

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350mm; 1/125sec, F5.6, -1 exposure, Sutter Priority, No crop, No PP.

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400mm, 1/125 sec, f5.6, -1, Shutter Priority

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Nice shots,Paul. Squirrels do make cute subjects.

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Well Honey, since you asked I can give you a few tips -

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First of all find a feeder where the humans are dumb enough to put the feeder near a railing and on a short hook - then you have two options for accessing the peanuts/seeds - jump from above or from the side -

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Now, once you get comfy - be sure to fill up your cheeks as much as you can so that you make fewer trips - oh, thats right, you don't have my cheeks - oh well, maybe you just need to find the stupid humans (I already found mine!)

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All taken with the Canon 30D, remote in the right hand and Rolling Rock in the left hand! laugh

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Where would we be without chippies and squirrels?

Nice shots, both of you. Jackie, I like your technique! gringrin

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Those are funny Jackie. thanks for the additions.

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Where would we be without chippies and squirrels?

rodent free? smirk

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Hey Paul - they certainly are no where near the quality of yours, but the theme seemed to fit - I feel like we're feeding more squirrels, chipmunks and raccoons than birds - but when the tweeties can get it they are sure exciting to watch too.

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Great shots. I really the the story too smile

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The only optics I see these rodents through is a rifle scope. grin

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