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Red Squirrel
RedSquirrel
Red Squirrel perching.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Sciurus
Species: S. vulgaris
Binomial name
Sciurus vulgaris

The Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is a rodent found in the Eurasian continent.

Despite having a widespread range, Red Squirrel populations are declining as of late due to competition from the introduced Eastern Grey Squirrels.

Other names

It is also known as the Eurasian Red Squirrel.

Description

Similar species

Behaviour

Diet

It mostly feeds off seeds.

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Reproduction

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