Thursday, 17 March 2011

Abert's Squirrel

small facts:This squirrel is active all winter but remains in its own nest built in an ponderosa pine tree.
scientific name:Sciurus aberti

length:11-13" long


Average: 620 g
Range: 540-971 g

lifespan: 6 years

natural habitat: a forest habitat

litter: 16

preditors: hawks,humans etc..

diet:seeds, buds, inner bark
and the male cones