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Ice cream-loving squirrel a hit at beach shop in N.C.

13 April 2017, 01:49 | Amanda Barker

Squirrel served daily ice cream mini-cones at North Carolina shop

Meet the squirrel who is a regular at her local ice cream shop

Wow, it's fantastic how long you can spend just watching a squirrel nibble at an ice cream cone, isn't it?

Owners Scott and Pam Martin says Putter first showed up last summer and hasn't left since.

Despite her small stature and bushy tail, Putter is like any other customer at Fantasy Isle Ice Cream and Mini Golf in Holden Beach, N.C. "Vanilla, and I started giving her no-sugar-added because I don't need her to be a diabetic".

The Martins said Putter has become a popular attraction for the ice cream shop, as the community has embraced the ice cream-eating squirrel. It's also a place where a squirrel can be given a little mini ice cream cone every day. "She's quite a little piece of work".

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"You call her name, and she literally will come out of her nest in one of these big trees and hop her way down to the roof, ultimately to the rail and waits on her cone", Scott Martin told local ABC affiliate WWAY.

"One of the first things people ask: 'Is Putter here?'" Pam said.

"She's already got the habit", Martin said. "She actually plays golf with the kids". While seeing a little squirrel munch a tiny ice cream cone may be cute, it could lead to problems with people or malnutrition, wildlife officials warn.

Everybody wants to see her, they said. "We are trying to control it, instead of her getting way too much food".



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