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Via BoingBoing:’Squirrels to be given contraceptives

SQUIRRELS are to be given contraceptives in a project approved by Scottish ministers, The Scotsman has learned.

The Executive has agreed to fund research into immuno-contraception for Scotland’s grey squirrel population.
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Ministers want to know if contraception can be given to squirrels safely and effectively and whether this could solve the problem of the rapidly expanding grey squirrel population and the declining red squirrel one.

I, for one, hope the program expands to include our fair campus. The grey squirrels have had an unfair nut-hoarding advantage for far too long!

  1. niedermeyer says:

    I’m sorry, but am I the only one who still believes that every squirrel sperm is sacred?

  2. Ian says:

    I would like to point out that I exercised restraint by only using the word “nut” once in this post.

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