About a Squirrel

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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

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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.

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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.

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

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