A Squirrel-Eating Trend Afoot? Say It Isn't So

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Supposedly the Great Recession has led to an increase in squirrel consumption. If true, it is heartbreaking (someone should invent a tofu version of squirrel). But maybe it isn't actually happening? Have you spotted any squirrel hunters lately?


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The last time I ate squirrel, my family and I were halfway to our destination in Oregon.

We left Independence, MO only 3 weeks earlier and already my wife had died of cholera and one of my ox team had a broken leg.

It probably would have been an easier trail to travel if I had gotten more schooling and thus had been a banker instead of a farmer...