University of Maryland Extension

Wildlife Management: Tree Squirrels

Peter R. Bendel
Tree squirrel

Tree Squirrels are arboreal rodents, meaning that they live in and depend on trees and forests for their survival. This fact sheet describes the appearance, behavior, and habitat of these animals, as well as techniques for managing them.

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