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Insulated Mouse Nest

This year’s mouse survived the winter under the tool rack, perhaps due to┬áliving inside a well-insulated ball┬ámade from leaf fragments, dryer fuzz, and random stuff:

Insulated mouse nest - first look

Insulated mouse nest – first look

The white fabric around the entrance is a nice touch and the blue threads certainly add a decorative flair. I eased the top surface back to show the interior, although the flash flattens the texture:

Insulated mouse nest - interior

Insulated mouse nest – interior

With hawks hunting during the day and owls a-wing at night, the local rodent population has been taking a real beating; even the squirrels look worried.

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