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Squirrels Generally As Found Land Life Animals
Squirrels are members of the family Sciuridae, a family that includes small or medium-size rodents. The squirrel family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots (including woodchucks), flying squirrels, and prairie dogs amongst other rodents. Squirrels are indigenous to the Americas, Eurasia, and Africa, and were introduced by humans to Australia. [from wikipedia]
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2006 Squirrels, Generally, As Found Land Life Animals

The word squirrel, first attested in 1327, comes from the Anglo-Norman esquirel which is from the Old French escurel, the reflex of a Latin word sciurus, referring to the long bushy tail which many of its members have.[from wikipedia]

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In most squirrel species, the hind limbs are longer than the fore limbs, while all species have either four or five toes on each foot.[from wikipedia]

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Squirrels live in almost every habitat, from tropical rainforest to semiarid desert, avoiding only the high polar regions and the driest of deserts. [from wikipedia]

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2022 Squirrels, Generally, As Found Land Life Animals

Because squirrels cannot digest cellulose, they must rely on foods rich in protein, carbohydrates, and fats. In temperate regions, early spring is the hardest time of year for squirrels because the nuts they buried are beginning to sprout (and thus are no longer available to eat), while many of the usual food sources are not yet available. During these times, squirrels rely heavily on tree buds.[from wikipedia]


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