About a Squirrel


Type: Mammal

Diet: Omnivore

Size:5 to 36 in (13 to 91 cm)

Weight:0.5 oz to 4 lbs (14 g to 2 kg)

Group name: Scurry or Dray


There are more than 200 squirrel species that can be found all over the world, except Australia. The most common squirrel are the tree squirrels.


Tree squirrel can be found eating nuts, acorns, berries, and flowers. They also eat bark, eggs, or baby birds. Tree sap is a delicacy to some species.


Squirrel sometimes work in a pack to protect themselves from predators. They use chirps and barks to warn each other of danger.