Tiny Indian Squirrel in Agra

Another example of the gentle Indian spirit and reverence of life, no matter the size!


In Hindu India, all life is a gift from God, even tiny, insignificant animals.  Of course, it may be their belief in reincarnation or a real love of life. For me, I choose the latter.

Tiny Indian Squirrel


Though it looks like our chipmunk, this is a  squirrel found only in parts of  India.  We noticed them scooting up the trees and across the lane where we lived in Ahmadabad  The  first significant encounter I had with this  tiny animal was in Agra.  You might remember the  most famous building in Agra is the sublimely beautiful  Taj Mahal . I was walking through the windy, narrow streets with several of the girls going  back to our hotel.  We noticed that at the nearby intersection, traffic was completely  stopped.  Several men were standing in a circle in the center of the street.  On the ground was an obviously hurt…

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About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
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3 Responses to Tiny Indian Squirrel in Agra

  1. That’s a nicely written narrative on the indian squirrel ! I enjoyed reading this post.
    I thought of writing a post on squirrel and that’s how i happened to coincidentally come across your blog. I am sure i will have lots to read here. Looking forward to read more of your posts. Keep blogging ! 🙂


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