Cute Squirrels Get a Second Chance | NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Edited by Chelsea Jackson for Director Allison Otto and National Geographic

3 minutes | 2017

See inside a “Squirrel Hospital” at Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Longmont, Colorado, where injured and orphaned squirrels from all walks of life are fed, cared for, and eventually released back into the wild. Squirrels play a vital role in their ecosystem as a prey species, as well as by spreading nuts and seeds from trees.