Red Squirrel Roland Chiasson
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Red Squirrel

Écureuil roux

tamiasciurus hudsonicus

  • Description Description Icon
    The American Red squirrel builds its nest in the branches or in cavities of trees or stumps. People are very familar with its loud, rolling "Tcher-r-r" and scolding chatter. Despite being small, the American Red Squirrel has quite a bold character.
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  • Interesting Fact Interesting Fact Icon
    In winter, it lives on food that it diligently gathered. A single cache may contain several hundred spruce or pine cones.