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Western Fox Squirrel

Sciurus niger tufuenter


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.


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


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

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1 Comment

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...

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Danville, California, USA

Lat: 37.82, Long: -122.00

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

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