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.