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Cape Ground Squirrel Xerus inauris
2012-06-18 16:30:51

The Cape ground squirrel (Xerus inauris) is native to southern areas of Africa. Its range includes South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia, although it does not occur in coastal areas of this region. In Botswana, it occurs in southwestern Kalahari, and in South Africa, it occurs in south and south central areas. The name of the Cape ground squirrel is misleading, as its range is much larger than...

Smiths Bush Squirrel Paraxerus cepapi
2012-06-14 21:17:27

Smith’s bush squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi) is native to many areas of Africa including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Zambia, among other regions. Its other common names include the Yellow-footed Squirrel and the South African name of Tree Squirrel. Smith’s bush squirrel is approximately 1.1 feet in length, including the tail, which can comprise up to half the...

Arizona Grey Squirrel Sciurus arizonensis
2012-05-07 12:50:57

The Arizona grey squirrel (Sciurus arizonensis) is native to the deciduous and mixed forests of northern Mexico and Arizona, surrounded by valleys and canyons. It is a tree squirrel placed within the genus Sciurus. This squirrel will eat acorns and other nuts, seeds, berries, and pinecones. Although the Arizona grey squirrel looks and acts much like other grey squirrels, it is essentially more...

Mexican Fox Squirrel Sciurus nayaritensis
2012-05-07 12:47:21

The Mexican fox squirrel (Sciurus nayaritensis) can be found throughout the Sierra Madre Occidental and as far south as Jalisco, Mexico. The northern range of this squirrel only includes the Chiricahua Mountains of southeastern Arizona. There are three subspecies of the Mexican fox squirrel, and they are commonly known as the Nayarit, Chiricahua fox squirrel, and the Apache. These...

Fox Squirrel
2007-06-25 10:50:46

The Fox Squirrel, Sciurus niger, is the largest species of tree squirrels native to North America. The Fox Squirrel's natural range extends throughout the eastern United States, excluding New England, north into the southern prairie provinces of Canada, and west to the Dakotas, Colorado, and Texas. They have been introduced into Northern California. While very versatile in their habitat...

Western Gray Squirrel
2007-06-25 10:35:38

The Western Gray Squirrel, Sciurus griseus, is a tree squirrel found along the western coast of the United States and Canada. This species has been known as the Silver-gray squirrel, the California Gray Squirrel, the Oregon Gray Squirrel, the Columbian Gray Squirrel, the Banner-tail, and also simply as the Gray Squirrel. Three geographical subspecies are known. The Western Gray Squirrel was...

Eastern Gray Squirrel
2007-06-25 10:33:34

The Eastern Gray Squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, is a tree squirrel native to the eastern to mid-western United States and eastern provincial Canada. The species name carolinensis refers to the Carolinas, where they were first recorded by zoologists and are still extremely common. The native range of the Eastern Gray Squirrel overlaps with that of the Fox squirrel, with which it is sometimes...

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