How to speak squirrel
Was it only one squirrel throwing its voice? We do know there are cats that live in the vicinity. Gray squirrels are mostly solitary animals and do not mate for life. Twice a year they participate in mating chasing which you have likely seen but didn't ...
Why do squirrels race round and round trees?
What motivates the (grey) squirrels racing round ... Some of it is mating chases – we hear them thundering across our flat roof in the proper season – and they probably breed twice a year, as they do here in Maryland. Some of it is territorial.
Gloucester County Nature: Squirrels are driving me nuts
Gray squirrels mate twice a year, and right now ... the young are well developed and ready for life on their own. They do not have to fight for territory. Although squirrels do have home territories, usually one or two acres in size, the territories ...
Why Do Squirrels Chase Each Other?
The sight of squirrels vivaciously chasing each other across a park lawn or spiraling down a tree trunk is one that everyone is familiar with. But why do they do it ... when adult squirrels start looking for a mate. The males chase females as part of ...
Green Space: Lesson from squirrels - life can be fun
(Squirrels usually are the first creatures to re-inhabit volcano zones.) Our gray, brown and black squirrels build nests in trees. They look sloppy, leaves and twigs, but are engineered to protect against blizzards. Squirrels do not hibernate. They will ...