Foraging for food is a full time job for wildlife
Often as it is, when we observe wildlife going about their business it's the "eating business" that we see them doing: squirrels cracking acorn shells, deer grazing on hay fields, or ducks dabbling in the wetlands. All creatures spend a large part of their daily or nightly routine eating or gathering food. It's a fulltime job to be sure. Indeed, most everything that birds and other animals do is driven by thirst and hunger.
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