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Mouse House

I was hiking in Connecticut and found a fantastic tree to climb! After looking closely at one of the thick branches I noticed a hole that was home to about 7 mice. I peered in at them and they seemed very interested in me too and started poking their heads out one by one to get a look. It makes you realize how many creatures call trees their home.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Fairfield , Connecticut, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 6s
Copyright: © Michaela Schneidermeyer