N.J. Warns Residents To Limit Eating Squirrel

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Squirrel is off the menu. New Jersey officials are warning residents near a toxic waste dump in the northern part of the state to restrict how much squirrel they eat, two months after a lead-contaminated animal ... Full Story
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Chloe

Northfield, MN

#1 Jan 25, 2007
I... had no idea people actually ATE squirrels.
yup

Troy, NY

#2 Jan 25, 2007
Chloe wrote:
I... had no idea people actually ATE squirrels.
yup
Matthais

Campbell, CA

#3 Jan 25, 2007
There are many recipes for squirrel and rabbit. Good stuff.
artie

Overland Park, KS

#4 Jan 30, 2007
Chloe wrote:
I... had no idea people actually ATE squirrels.
With all of those chemicals in them, the squirrels don't have to be refrigerated after cleaning. Just soak them in salt water for a week and they will be just fine. Let them dry for another month and they can be mounted and used as a conversation piece when company comes over. Nothing like a mounted squirrel to get a conversation going!! Really comes in handy when the guests stop talking.
fred

AOL

#5 Jan 31, 2007
"Nothing like a mounted squirrel to get a conversation going!! Really comes in handy when the guests stop talking."

I have one and I bring him out when there's a lull in the conversation. I named him Corsine because I wanted to. I know I won't be able to bring out my black bear any time soon

Since: Dec 06

I love my hometown :)

#6 Feb 1, 2007
Chloe wrote:
I... had no idea people actually ATE squirrels.
Yes, I'm a farm gal and eating squirrel is not uncommon, at least for country folk :)
rich from warwick

Clifton, NJ

#7 Feb 3, 2007
to bad hagglers is gone , could be a monday night meal.

Since: Dec 06

I love my hometown :)

#8 Feb 5, 2007
Sheryl wrote:
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Yes, I'm a farm gal and eating squirrel is not uncommon, at least for country folk :)
Bergen County used to have quite a lot of farm land; it's sad to see it so built up nowadays :(

Since: Dec 06

I love my hometown :)

#9 Feb 5, 2007
Matthais wrote:
There are many recipes for squirrel and rabbit. Good stuff.
Yes, rabbit can be delicious!
Havenot

Bayonne, NJ

#10 Apr 1, 2007
They don't. You were right the first time.
Chloe wrote:
I... had no idea people actually ATE squirrels.
Cottontail

Bayonne, NJ

#11 Apr 1, 2007
Next: Lead-contaminated rabbit.
Sheryl wrote:
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Yes, rabbit can be delicious!
Caveman

Bayonne, NJ

#12 Apr 1, 2007
Yes. I liked it better when everybody lived in caves.
Sheryl wrote:
<quoted text>
Bergen County used to have quite a lot of farm land; it's sad to see it so built up nowadays :(
WildPig

Bayonne, NJ

#13 Apr 1, 2007
Do you have a freezer in your backpack for the black bear?
fred wrote:
"Nothing like a mounted squirrel to get a conversation going!! Really comes in handy when the guests stop talking."
I have one and I bring him out when there's a lull in the conversation. I named him Corsine because I wanted to. I know I won't be able to bring out my black bear any time soon
Acorn

Bayonne, NJ

#14 Apr 1, 2007
Sheryl wrote:
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Yes, I'm a farm gal and eating squirrel is not uncommon, at least for country folk :)
It tastes like chicken.
Foodchain

Bayonne, NJ

#15 Apr 1, 2007
yup wrote:
<quoted text>yup
As long as the squirrels are not eating us.
ValveGuides

Bayonne, NJ

#16 Apr 1, 2007
If you put the squirrels in your gas tank, the lead will lubricate the valve guides and raise the octane a few points, as well.
Matthais wrote:
There are many recipes for squirrel and rabbit. Good stuff.
Animal Lover

Davao, Philippines

#17 Apr 17, 2007
THE POOR SQUIRRELS!!!!! HOW CAN YOU BE SO CRUEL? I LIKE SQUIRRELS!!!!!!
ActionversusWord s

Bayonne, NJ

#18 Apr 18, 2007
Chloe wrote:
I... had no idea people actually ATE squirrels.
We better. Or else they will be eating us.
Azza

UK

#19 Jun 27, 2007
Do Not Eat Squrrils
opp11111

Pittsboro, IN

#20 Jun 27, 2007
Azza wrote:
Do Not Eat Squrrils
I dont eat anything with a tail.

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