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American Red Squirrel

Tamiasciurus hudsonicus


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This cute little squirrel is quite small compared to the grey squirrels in our area. That being said, it is not afraid to pick a fight and even chase a grey squirrel in order to have the right to food. Hyper Active is a word that comes to mind when you think about these squirrels , they tend to do many things at warp speed. My grandkids love to watch their antics............ Esta pequeña ardilla lindo es bastante pequeño comparado con las ardillas grises en nuestra área. Dicho esto, no tiene miedo de pelear e incluso perseguir a una ardilla gris con el fin de tener el derecho a la alimentación. Hyper Active es una palabra que viene a la mente cuando piensa acerca de estas ardillas, que tienden a hacer muchas cosas a la velocidad de la luz. Mis nietos les encanta ver sus payasadas.............. Este esquilo bonitinho é muito pequeno quando comparado com os esquilos cinzentos em nossa área. Dito isto, não é medo de uma briga e até mesmo perseguir um esquilo cinza, a fim de ter o direito à alimentação. Hiper ativo é uma palavra que vem à mente quando você pensa sobre estes esquilos, eles tendem a fazer muitas coisas em grande velocidade. Meus netos adoram assistir suas travessuras.

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williefromwi 8 years ago

Thanks Cornel, my grandson finds these hyper active little squirrels exciting to watch as they will often taken on and chase away a grey squirrel which is several times its body mass. I get a kick out of them too.

Cornel Apostol
Cornel Apostol 8 years ago

How cute!

williefromwi 8 years ago

Thank you Tapasmanna2009

tapasmanna2009 8 years ago

very beautifull............

williefromwi 8 years ago

LOL, I am thrilled you have such strong feelings for this cute little squirrel. I would love to be there when you attempted such a feat, I suspect it would have you running to and fro, they are very hyper active little things.

freelancing 8 years ago

Squeal! I want to give smoochies to that baby squirrel!

williefromwi 8 years ago

thank you so much for you comment misako.hill

misako 8 years ago


williefromwi 8 years ago

thank you Achmmad

achmmad 8 years ago

Beautiful and ... handsome! haha ...

williefromwi 8 years ago

Muchas gracias una vez más, Harsuame

harsuame 8 years ago

Bellas series

williefromwi 8 years ago

Thank you induruh

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

what a sweetie - I love pic #4. Your photos are great !

induruh 8 years ago

Wow how clear these photos. Beautiful!!!!

williefromwi 8 years ago

Yes Jeanette, I have noticed the same thing, the most striking difference to me is in the area of the ears of the two squirrels. Thanks for sharing.

Jeannette 8 years ago

Cute little guy :)

It looks quite different from my Eurasian ones...

CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago


williefromwi 8 years ago

My grand kids, and I love to see these little guys chase away the many grey squirrels that we see in our yard. One of these little guys can easily chase off three greys.

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Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Nov 5, 2011
Submitted on May 10, 2012

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