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Western Fox Squirrel

Sciurus niger tufuenter

Description:

These squirrels gather nuts, seeds, roots, berries and whatever humans are willing to offer them. They build nests in trees out of sticks and leaves.

Habitat:

Varieties of this squirrel are found across North America, but this specific variety are located across California at lower elevations, typically below 4000 ft.

Notes:

This little guy is eating half an apricot I 'shared' with him

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1 Comment

Seema
Seema 7 years ago

very appealing..once i gave a loquat to a squirrel that perched on a eucalyptus and ate it..this cute guy reminds me of that...

rimman.larry
Spotted by
rimman.larry

Danville, California, USA

Lat: 37.82, Long: -122.00

Spotted on Aug 1, 2010
Submitted on Apr 2, 2011

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