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September 23, 1970 (vol. 81, iss. 18) • Page Image 5

… picture Read and Use taken. Sign up now at thehMichi- ganensian sales booth on the Diag. Daily Classifieds FF BDRM. FU campus.STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE for Cam- avail, for fal. Munitsnley Assoc.663- pus Clubs…

… golden retriever, wearing flea collar, 1966 MGR. In great shape! Priced to ____..._- friendly, good squirrel-chaser. Call sell. 769-9482. 12N19 GIRL for 3-man. Call Jean after 5:30. 764-2680 or 764…

October 23, 1970 (vol. 81, iss. 44) • Page Image 5

…-speed, buckets, AM-FM w/rear speaker, etc. Beauti- ful. Inquire 663-3534 after 6 p.ra. 31832 . USED CARS _ I ment, vicinity of Diag. Call 764-4404 evenings, 769-4298. AD43 FOUND: black male shaggy dog…

… resembles golden retriever, wearing flea; collar, friendly, good squirrel-chaser., Cal 764-2680 or 764-0782 noon-5 p.m. AD2l FOUND "- Champaign colored female kitten, adorable, owner or interested s…

…- -_________________ vertible, 1967. Not holy but very LOST: Slat k puppy near Diag. White sharp. $1000 and it's yours,: Martin markings on chest and three paws. Lee, 763-3582 or 665-0404. 42N43 Call 769-7193. 46Atc '66 VW…

October 23, 1974 (vol. 85, iss. 42) • Page Image 6

…- of life that squirrels do 100 sit-ups_ INCHES off I-94 at Huron exit. Ctc lished. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 665-5443. every morning, Sophie wandered in- 1 315 6.30 8.25 10.20 12.15 14.10 1.95 81J1025 to the habit…

… in the ___ --Northside School area. Co-op homeI MODERN EFFICIENCY APT., four ownership gives you income-tax de- blocks from Diag. Start about Jan. ductions of approximately 65% of 1st $180. 665…

September 23, 1979 (vol. 90, iss. 16) • Page Image 14

… with his own pointy teeth. "A lot of squirrels these days think we older squirrels sell out when we accept hand-outs from students on the Diag. It's just not true," explains Fleming, beating his tiny…

… Arbor's squirrel population has swelled along with increasing student numbers during the past 15 years. Growth has been slow but steady, and has put the Diag housing market on the endangered species list…

…. Most Diag trees house 20 squirrels per year, with a turnover rate that would make any landlord shudder. Moreover, the trees must be shared with birds-nearby nests lower property values by an estimated 20…

… per cent-and bugs. "The housing is atrocious on the Diag," com- plains Jakuboski. "While the Diag is near the student and restaurant garbage bins, it's a ghetto-the Squirrel Ghetto. The older squirrels

… species than ever." The statistics bear out Fleming's words. More than 400 of the brown and gray rodents are expected to inhabit the Diag this fall. Scurrying over sidewalks, scampering down trees, dodging…

… cars on. E. University Ave., squirrels are as important a part of Ann Arbor lore as Shakey Jake and his famous rasp. And yet, who are the squirrels, these funny, furry freeloaders who would take a walnut…

… right from your hand, and maybe your index finger with it? And what, exactly, do they want? "Housing and education, that's what," snaps Dorothy Jakuboski, leader of the Squirrels Unite Now (SUN). "Sure…

… are established on the top limbs, but we younger ones have to suffer next to those birds." Many younger squirrels, however, claim they neither need nor want human assistance, and that conservative…

… elders such as Fleming would be better off as "jelly beneath someone's radials."' EYOND .THE LIBERAL SUN members are terrorist squirrels, including Lance Frye and a de-tailed radical who would be…

… up to a tree and tear it to shreds," Frye boasts. "That'll get those humans-and their little dogs, too!" Squirrels complain that their cancer rate has skyrocketed since they started accepting hand…

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