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European Red Squirrel

Sciurus vulgaris

Description:

The red squirrel is an arboreal, omnivorous rodent, its slightly smaller than the Grey squirrel and is not sexually dimorphic. A lighter, redder overall coat colour, along with the ear-tufts and smaller size, distinguish the Eurasian red squirrel from the American eastern grey squirrel.

Habitat:

seen in the Taiga forest of Eastern Finland near the Martinselkonen wilds centre.

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2 Comments

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 7 years ago

Thanks Marta, they are very cute!

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Is so pretty!

Debbie Stewart
Spotted by
Debbie Stewart

Suomussalmi, Itä-Suomi, Finland

Spotted on Jul 19, 2013
Submitted on Jul 29, 2013

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