Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Rodentia
Family - Sciuridae

Squirrel

Ratings

There are many different species of squirrel natively found in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. Squirrels are small rodents generally between 10 cm and 20 cm tall, although some species of squirrel like marmots and prairie dogs around the size of a
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Sciuridae
Type - Mammal
Diet - Omnivore
Size - 15-30cm (6-12in)
Weight - 250-1,000g (0.5-2.2lbs)
Top Speed - 25km/h (16mph)
Life Span - 2-8 years
Lifestyle - Solitary
Conservation Status - Threatened
Appearance
Colour - Black, Grey, Brown, Tan, Red
Skin Type - Fur
Favourite Food - Fruit
Habitat - Woodland and dense forests
Average Clutch Size - 3
Main Prey - Fruit, Seeds, Insects
Predators - Snakes, Coyote, Weasels
Distinctive Features - Cheek teeth and long, furry tail

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