Kawaii! I’ve gone nuts with an acute attack of cuteness overload

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A WORD IN THE HAND: KAWAII

Kawaii! I’ve gone nuts with an acute attack of cuteness overload

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Deputy features editor: Sunday Times

Not many people have seen a Siberian flying squirrel. This is partly because they live deep in forests and emerge only after dark, and partly because there are not many of them left.

The rare little fluffballs are on the IUCN Red List and have completely disappeared from many of the Baltic countries in which they used to live, mostly because of deforestation.

You’d think such an adorable creature would not be in as much danger as, say, the Komodo dragon, because everyone who sees the squirrel gives a spontaneous AAH (admit it, you went AAH when you saw this picture)...

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