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Grey squirrel

Observed: 15th October 2011 By: fl769
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
fl769’s reputation in Mammals
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Species with which Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) interacts

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fishfan1181's picture

a lot of people say that

a lot of people say that squirrels bury their food for leaner times does anyone know if this is true?

Gill Sinclair's picture

Squirreling away food

Definitely true - squirrels have amazing memories for recalling where they have buried food, but forget enough for them to be important agents for the dispersal of nuts, seeds etc. and the growth of new plants.

Gill Sinclair
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