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I live about 12 miles from there and grey squirrels are becoming a problem. They are all over the place just now. I am on the doorstep of the Loch Lomond Park but they are spreading out of there into the housing estates and residential areas. I nearly ran one over in my car the other day as it ran across a busy road.
A while ago a friend told me that they had actually chewed their way through the base of his rigid plastic wheelie bin (garbage container) to get at the contents.
There is some talk of a cull taking place in the future and it looks like it's going to be essential, before they start moving into our houses.
Recent reports locally even have them being seen on the upper floors of tower blocks, although I have no idea whether they would have used the stairs or lift...
Just be glad you don't live in Sweden:
An old people's home in Sweden found itself under siege from two drunks.
But these were no ordinary drinkers - the tipsy pair were elks who had come upon some fermented apples outside the home in Sibbhult, southern Sweden.
The cow and her calf developed such a taste for the intoxicating fruit they refused to bow to police attempts to chase them away from the home.
Police officers were forced to take tougher measures to make them leave, bringing in a hunter with a dog.
The elks did not need telling twice, and left without protest.
The only thing police needed to do to ensure the pie-eyed pair did not return was remove the remaining apples, police chief Bengt Hallberg said.