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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

John Koprowski interviewed in New York Times article, "Squirrel Power!"

Friday, September 6, 2013

Dr. Koprowski was interviewed in a New York Times article that examines power outages caused by squirrels. According to Dr. Koprowski, this behavior is partly a result of squirrels' constant gnawing: "an adult squirrel’s incisors never stop growing — they can grow as much as 10 inches per year — and the animals must chew constantly to keep them worn down."
 
Read more in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/opinion/sunday/squirrel-power.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
 
Image: New York Times, R. Kikuo Johnson