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  • Hodge offers a range of voices from that of Harold Wilson to upper-class twits, impersonating his junior clerk's squirrel-like manner with merciless precision.

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  • In a remote valley in the mountains of Colorado, the marmot population has tripled over the past decade, but this may not ultimately be good news for the fat, furry, squirrel-like creatures.

    Colorado Marmot Population Expanding Rapidly

  • Beginning a mere 65 million years ago the story starts with a small squirrel-like creature on the run after plundering one too many dinosaur eggs.

    Stories from Science « I Can’t Stop Reading!

  • The ashes cover her. 65 million years later a 21st century archaeologist discovers a fragment of a fossil - the squirrel-like creature - and recognises it for what it is - an early human ancestor.

    Stories from Science « I Can’t Stop Reading!

  • Considered pests in New Zealand, the four-legged, squirrel-like marsupials had already been shot dead by hunters by the time the students used them in games at an extracurricular fundraising event on Sept. 12.

    Possum-Throwing Contest At NZ School Sparks Outrage

  • If you ask me, the only thing good about the Ice Age films is the cute little squirrel-like creature — Scrat.

    Ice Age: Dawn of The Dinosaurs Movie Trailer | /Film

  • He could recall Father Baddeley's small squirrel-like fingers delicately shredding the sliver of thin cardboard as if attempting to beat some previous personal record.

    She Closed Her Eyes

  • Not to mention all the samples the girl critter managed to stuff into her squirrel-like cheeks...

    Reading, Writing, Cooking and Crafting: mmmmmm....

  • Wandsworth's Kolin Barnz, who spotted the beast while on the commen, said: 'It was squirrel-like but its face looked more mouse-like, with long whiskers, black eyes and small ears.

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  • Try Deyuelou (27 Taijian Lane at Guanqiang Street; 0512-65238940), a 400-year-old restaurant serving hometown delicacies such as "squirrel-like Mandarin fish," a sweet-and-sour fried fish filet sprinkled with pine nuts and served with the tail curled upward to resemble its furry namesake.

    A Weekend in China's Changing Garden City

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