Fox Squirrels

Eastern fox squirrels are tree squirrels. The fox squirrel ranges from Central Canada all the way down to Florida, with its population concentrated in the eastern United States. A couple of fox squirrel facts: How did fox squirrels get their name? It’s because fox squirrels have reddish-gray fur that is similar to a fox. They […]

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Do Squirrels Carry Disease?

What Diseases Do Squirrels Carry? There are a number of valid reasons why some people don’t want squirrels wandering through their gardens and homes. Sure, they look cute and fuzzy, but do squirrels carry disease? Squirrels are a member of family Sciuridae, where rodents also belong. Like the rodents, these bushy-tailed creatures carry diseases, too,

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Black Squirrels

Black Squirrel Facts, Fiction, Lore Squirrels seem to be everywhere…in yards, parks, city streets, woods and fields everywhere. They are a familiar, often beloved figure in almost all rural, suburban and urban areas. Black squirrels, although previously rather rare and unusual, seem to be more and more prevalent throughout the United States. There are a

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Squirrel Identification Resources

What Kind of Squirrel is That? Noticed a squirrel in your yard, or driving through your neighborhood, that you haven’t seen before? Different look, or color? How many types of squirrels are there anyway? Our squirrel identification resources list can help you identify the little buggers. There are more than 200 species across the world,

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