|Eastern Gray Squirrel|
|Cat Name :||Squirrel|
|Common Name :||Eastern Gray Squirrel|
|Scientific Name :||Sciurus carolinensis|
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|Physical Description :||
A large bodied rodent with pointed ears and powerful back legs and a fluffy tail. They usually have gray fur, but they can have red, black and white fur as well. Their belly is white.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 15 – 20 inches (38 – 52 Centimeters)
Squirrels build their nests in trees. During winter, Squirrels will gather nuts to cache. Older squirrels will spend more time in the trees, but younger ones will spend a lot of time exploring their territory on the ground.
|Social Organization :||
Eastern Gray Squirrels live alone except for when raising their young. While mating, the males will chase females.
|Approval Level :||None; Squirrels are common in the forest.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Moderate;
Squirrels have sharp teeth that they will use when cornered.
|Training Level :||Advanced;
Squirrels are fast, very alert, and can let out a cry that will send prey into hiding for hours.
|Hunting Tactic :||Tree Rodents|
|Food Quality :||High; Squirrels are large and delicious, due to their protein heavy diet.|