BUT when the other squirrels heard that song, they rushed upon Timmy Tiptoes and cuffed and scratched him, and upset his bag of nuts. The innocent little bird which had caused all the mischief, flew away in a fright!
TIMMY TIPTOES made no reply; he had tumbled down inside the tree, upon half a peck of nuts belonging to himself.
The first little bird flew into the bush where Timmy and Goody Tiptoes were quietly tying up their bags, and it sang--"Who's- bin digging-up MY nuts? Who's been digging-up MY- nuts?"
Down below there was a noise of cracking nuts and nibbling; and then the fat squirrel voice and the thin squirrel voice sang--
Perhaps he also was looking for nuts; he seemed to be sniffing around.
WHEN Timmy and Goody Tiptoes came to the nut thicket, they found other squirrels were there already.
GOODY TIPTOES picked up the nut bags and went home.
Down below there was a noise of nut crackers, and a fat squirrel voice and a thin squirrel voice were singing together--
The selenium content of the Brazil nuts
used in this study was analyzed by flame atomic absorption spectrometry, but according to other sources, the selenium content of Brazil nuts
is much lower (50-80 [micro]g per nut
But based on what I have learned to the contrary from recent studies, I now enjoy them daily as nuts
butters in my breakfasts, salads, sandwiches and snacks.