Moulting Squirrel

Moulting Squirrel

Observation - Moulting Squirrel - UK and Ireland. Description: This is the first squirrel I've seen at my BIRD feeders. Novice question - The top half fur seems short, dark and tidy whereas the lower half seems long, light and scruffy. Is it moulting?

This is the first squirrel I've seen at my BIRD feeders.

Novice question - The top half fur seems short, dark and tidy whereas the lower half seems long, light and scruffy. Is it moulting?