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Grey Squirrel

Sciuris carolinensis

Appearance

Image of Grey Squirrel [Sciuris carolinensis] | Ehrlich Pest Control
  • 13 1/2–21" in length. 550 – 750g in weight.
  • Grey-brown fur color.

Lifecycle

  • Breeds December/January & May/June.
  • 1 – 2 litters per annum with 1 – 5 young per litter.
  • Commonly found in mixed broadleaf/conifer woodland. In the autumn – Hedgerows, gardens, fields away from woods.
  • Lives 4 – 6 years (female), 2 – 3 years (male).

Habits

  • Found in hedgerows, banking, woods, gardens, farms etc.
  • Damages tree bark, particularly sycamore/beech.

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