I know I know
Red Squirrel is not a pest, But I thought as we had gone into the biology
of his American cousin we had better compare the grey with our native
Despite a widespread belief, Britain's native red squirrel was not ousted
by the larger and stronger grey squirrel, although individuals of the
two species have been observed fighting. In fact they have been affected
by a virus which decimated them and the greys moved in to take over
the vacant territory.
and body length: 180 - 240mm.
juvenile: 100 - 150g.
1 - 2.
3 - 4.
time: 10 weeks.
maturity: Don't breed until at least 12 months.
you want to know more then go to http://www.abdn.ac.uk/mammal/
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