Eastern Grey Squirrel

Family: Sciuridae

Size: It measures approximately 60 to 75 cm.

Longevity: The average lifespan is less than six years.

Habitat: It lives in deciduous forests. in mixed forests, in city parks and in suburbs.

Food: Its diet is varied, it will eat: acorns, hazelnuts, fruits, buds, flowers, bark, maple sap, mushrooms, insects, chicks and eggs.

Did you know that the Eastern Grey Squirrel contributes to our ecosystem by sometimes forgetting seeds it planted in the ground? These grains germinate and grow into trees.