Squirrel Appreciation Day

January 21 was Squirrel Appreciation Day, sorry that I missed this post on the day of! But to honor the cute and humble squirrel, here are some pictures and facts:

There are more than 300 different species of squirrel.

“squirrel” comes from the Greek word skiouros meaning shadow-tailed.

Thanks to food supplies in cities and suburbs squirrels can reach a density far greater than in the actual wild.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>