Ground Squirrel

Ground Squirrel

You can literally find ground squirrels all over the world. They encompass all different types of squirrels, from the American red squirrel to the Arctic squirrel to the Mohave ground squirrel. Mind you, these are only three out of very, very many. Naturally, of course, ground squirrels are different from tree squirrels. It is surprisingly easy to see … Read more

African Ground Squirrel

African Ground Squirrel

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Mammalia Order:  Rodentia Family:  Sciuridae Subfamily:  Xerinae Tribe:  Xerini Genus:  Xerus Belonging to the Genus xerus, the African Ground Squirrels are taxonomy of squirrels belonging to the minor family Xerinae. The major four classifications of these squirrels fall into the class of 3 sub-genres. Genus Xerus Sub-genus- Euxerus Xerus … Read more

Can Squirrels Die From Falling?

can squirrels die from falling

When we think of squirrels, the first thing that comes to mind is their adorable nature. Think of a squirrel. What would happen if a fluffy-tailed squirrel that weighs just over 300 grams were to fall from an undetermined height? Can squirrels die from falling? We all understand that things are drawn to the earth … Read more

What is a Squirrel Nest? – Types & Characteristics

What is a Squirrel Nest

Squirrels are adorable creatures and come from various species, it is believed that the number of species all over the world is greater than 200. Generally, squirrels fall into three categories: flying squirrels, ground squirrels, and tree squirrels. Scientifically known as the Sciuridae family, squirrels are primarily active during warm summers and hibernate in the … Read more

Black Squirrel – An Amazing Result Of Genetic Mutation

Black Squirrel

Squirrels are adorable creatures, and watching them jump around from brunch to brunch can be pretty entertaining. It is impossible not to love those small rodents’ adorable fluffy tail and large eyes. There are many different species of squirrels. However, the black squirrel is one of the rarest. Black squirrels are extraordinary creatures because of … Read more

What Does Squirrel Poop Look Like?

What does squirrel poop look like

Squirrels are among the most common small animals on the globe. They are cute and lovable with wrinkling noses, fluffy tails, and cute bodies. Even though it’s not anyone’s favorite topic, observing animal droppings is frequently essential.  Sometimes, we get these unknown visitors in our yards and gardens. If you know what squirrel poop looks … Read more

Squirrel Life Cycle

Squirrel life cycle

All animals on Earth have the same life cycle; we are born, grow up, reproduce, and the cycle continues. However, the life cycles of different creatures are unique. We have all heard about swift, observant, and active animals – cute little squirrels. But what about the squirrel life cycle and lifespan?  Today, we’ll talk about … Read more

About Squirrels


What have you heard about squirrels? They are familiar to almost everyone, and it’s not a big surprise. According to National Geographic, more than 200 squirrel species live all over the world, except for Australia. For some people, squirrels are cute and entertaining. They are often in cartoons or fairytales, and that’s why many kids … Read more

Red Squirrel

Red Squirrel

The red squirrel is a very solitary little creature.  In fact, each red squirrel takes it upon himself or herself to defend a territory that ranges between two acres and five acres.  Not only are they defending the territory from other species of squirrels, namely grey squirrels, but they are also defending from other red squirrels.  … Read more

Fox Squirrel

Fox Squirrel

The fox squirrel, also known as Sciurus niger, is the only species of squirrel – of tree squirrel, specifically – which makes its home in the wide, wide Great Plains. The fox squirrel gets its name due to coloring, which some people refer to as ‘rufous’. That is basically a color that incorporates strong shades … Read more