21 NOVEMBER 1931, Page 50


Can some reader of the Spectator explain why it is that the grey squirrel is so unpopular in Great Britain, where everyone's hand seems to be against him, while in North America he is one of the most popular of mammals and is to be found in most public parks If he is as destructive as his detractors state, why is it that he is tolerated on the North American Continent ? Perhaps Sir William Beach Thomas would tell us Y—X., London, W.C. 1.