The weather.

Gareth Kirwan gbjk at
Fri Nov 18 12:27:01 GMT 2005

>> The poor blighter wouldn't be able to balance on his back leg, and
>> hence
>> wouldn't
>> be able to get into a proper box stance!
>id imagine removing the rear leg would give a disadvantage 
>more due to the strength of the leg than the loss of stance.
>the back legs seem much stronger, and i suggest that they use 
>the back legs in a cat like gutting motion in fights.
>while i'll accept the importance of stance in combat, squirrels are  
>specialists at
>moving in 3 dimensionsal situations where they dont always have good  
>grips with
>both back paws, i believe this will further support my theory by  
>the importance of stance to the furry little critters.

We should run tests.

I'm fairly sure that this isn't quite what the treehugging community ever
envisions when they talk about animal testing, which is more than a little

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