Our squirrels are plump for the same reason many Canadians across this wide, wide land of ours are plumper than a decade ago:
["Four round meals per day": photos GH]
We eat big meals. Sometimes three big square or four big round meals per day.
I saw this squirrel this morning on my way to The Red Roaster for coffee and toast.
["Hey, don't look at me while I'm eating!"]
It was still munching on pumpkin on my way back home an hour or so later.
Tonight I ride 40 miles.
Vanity works for me.