Life Of A Squirrel
All About Me
Physical Factors That Affect Me
Metabolism & Energetics
We breed once or twice a year and give birth to a varying number of young after three to six weeks. They're are born naked, toothless, and blind. In most species of squirrel, only the female looks after the young, which become independent at around six to ten weeks of age and become sexually mature at the end of their first year. In general, ground-dwelling species are social animals, often living in well-developed colonies, but the tree-dwelling species are more solitary. Us, ground and tree squirrels are typically diurnal.
Evolutionary Adaptions we have made for this region
- run faster, fast cars taught us this
- how to fight for our food/ look at different times of the day than the chipmunk
- improved vision
- hibernate in the winter whereas my cousins in hotter climates do not need to
- storing nuts and berries for the winter hibernation
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