`Nature lovers fear that squirrels could become hooked on crack cocaine plundered from addicts’ hidden stashes.
The furry animals are thought to be behind a new drugs turf war in Brixton – stealing rocks of crack hidden in front gardens. [..]
Crack squirrels are a recognised phenomena in the US.
They are known to live in parks frequented by addicts in New York and Washington DC.
The squirrels have attacked park visitors in their frenzied search for their next fix.
An RSPCA spokesman said he was unaware of the squirrels taking crack in Brixton.’