|Wooded areas but can also nest in the attic or exterior walls of a house.
In the forks of trees, consisting mainly of dry leaves and twigs.
23 - 30 cms, tail, 19 - 25 cms.
Tree bark, tree buds, berries, many types of seeds and acorns, walnuts, and other nuts, and some types of fungi.
Squirrels sometimes use deceptive behavior to prevent other animals
from retrieving cached food. They will pretend to bury the object if
they feel that they are being watched. They do this by preparing the
spot as usual, for instance digging a hole or widening a crack, miming
the placement of the food, while actually concealing it in their
mouths, and then covering up the "cache" as if they had deposited the