Squirrels can be brown, grey, reddish-brown, or almost black. Most squirrels can grow up to 2 feet long. They have bushy tails and long hind feet which help them balance in tall branches. Squirrels make nests in branches or inside of hollow trees. These nests are called dreys. A drey is similar to a bird’s nest.
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Quiz About Squirrel
Which of these is the place where a squirrel calls his home?
What is a baby squirrel called?
The tree squirrel, ground squirrel, and which other squirrels make up three subgroups of the squirrel family?
Answer: Flying squirrel
The Malabar Giant Squirrel is the largest in the world but in which country can it be located?
The name ‘squirrel’ is taken from the Greek word ‘skiouros’ which means what?
Answer: Shadow tailed
Interesting Fact About Squirrel
- Squirrels are rodents.
- There are around 280 different species of squirrel.
- Most squirrels are small and have big eyes and bushy tails.
- Their large eyes help them skilfully climb trees and avoid predators.
- Squirrels eat mostly nuts, fruits, and seeds.
- Squirrels are born blind.
Quote About Squirrel
- “The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest.” – Henry David Thoreau
- “A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.” – Mark Zuckerberg
- “I squirrel away sealed greeting cards that people give me so I can open them later when I’m having a bad day.” – Emily Procter
- “I love my squirrel and dumplings, but you can make it with chicken and dumplings. I love making dumplings. I think I just like to roll out dough.” – Kay Robertson
- “My dad liked to boil a squirrel head and suck the brains out the nose. Smaller than a chicken, bigger than a rat.” – Beth Ditto
Funny Squirrel Jokes
How do you catch a squirrel?
Climb a tree and act like a nut.
How do you get a squirrel to like you?
Act like a nut.
What do squirrels give each other for Valentine’s Day?
Forget me nuts!
What is a squirrel’s favorite way to watch TV?
Whereas do squirrels go during the summer?
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