Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Entries Tagged as 'squirrels'

Varmints on the Ascent

November 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Varmints on the Ascent

It is a good time to be a squirrel in the United States. For starters, the bushy-tailed rodents are no longer coveted by hunters, to the great distress of many aging sportsmen. The latest numbers out of Pennsylvania don’t lie: The wider availability of squirrel species has not been enough to buoy squirrel hunting participation. […]


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Burgoo Back in Vogue

September 14th, 2009 · Comments Off on Burgoo Back in Vogue

About a dozen years ago, there was a minor to-do in Kentucky over the health hazards of burgoo—specifically the possibility that the consumption of squirrel brains could lead to some variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. The state’s government thus engaged in a pointed campaign to discourage the consumption of roadkilled squirrels, the brains of which are […]


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