According to the News Times, there are less acorns in Connecticut this year, which means less furry friends, specifically less squirrels. And according to the article, it won't be because of predators like coyotes or fisher cats. It's actually the same reason why there seems to be so much more roadkill around here these days.

We talked about this during our "Live & Local" segment this morning on the Ethan and Lou show. When I mentioned to Ethan that this does not seem to be a problem in Danbury, he said something ridiculous.

I mentioned that my neighborhood is teaming with wildlife and I see squirrels, owls, coyotes and hawks all the time. This is when he said we don't have hawks around here and that is false. Here's how that conversation went:

I know he knows there are hawks around here and we don't need the listeners to tell him that, but I'm glad they did. I have a sneaking suspicion that he said that just to get me started and it worked. Thank God for that, 'cause I don't know where that segment was going otherwise.

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