Category: Squirrels

Flying Squirrel Can Cause Damage

Squirrels are non-aggressive however; they are capable of causing destruction. They dig up nuts and other items from the ground and they can leave huge holes in your yard. They can disrupt flowers and other vegetation and they can trample and eat out of your garden. If you have bird feeders,... more
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Flying Squirrels Description

Squirrels are divided into three distinct groups. Tree squirrels, ground squirrels, and flying squirrels. Each of these species has the full capacity to exact mass destruction on your yard as well. From red squirrels to eastern gray squirrels and fox squirrels they can all cause serious damage... more
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Squirrels Habits, Activity and Movement

Squirrels forage for food about four to six hours a day just after dawn and before dusk, with the remainder of the day spent lounging or sleeping. Squirrels don't hibernate, but do stay in their nests during heavy bouts of winter weather. On cloudy days, or during courtship, they may spend more... more
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Why Do Squirrels Squawk in Trees?

Birds aren't the only animals calling from trees. You may have been scolded by a squirrel without even recognizing it. Chattering noises might sound like some kind of bird, and squirrels can make a screeching noise similar to a bluejay. You might hear an alarm call, raised because of the... more
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Life Cycle of a Squirrel

It takes about 40 to 44 days for the gestation period of female squirrels with one to nine babies born into the leafy den, which is usually a hollow in a tree. At birth, squirrel babies – neonates – are born hairless and blind, and it takes them between 28 to 35 days before they open their... more
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Squirrel diseases and what to look for

Leptospirosis a squirrel standing on a rockThis disease caused by the bacterium Leptospira is common in many wildlife species including squirrels. In humans, symptoms of Leptospirosis include headaches, fever, weakness, rash and an array of symptoms that are often mistaken for other... more
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