Do gray squirrels hibernate in the winter?

Answer Gray squirrels do not hibernate in the winter. They actively search for food, usually buried nuts that they detect by smell and dig up. In especially harsh weather they stay in their dens.Source:Oh... Read More »

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Do squirrels really hibernate?

Boo!; It's self explanatory, isn't it? If they hibernated, they'd hardly be showing up in ye garden, would they? See? Bears hibernate. And, I'll bet there's no bears in ye garden ;-)

How to Raise Gray Squirrels?

Adult gray squirrels, who frequently inhabit yards and trees in and around human neighborhoods, are sometimes victims of accidents which leave young squirrels orphaned and alone. If you come across... Read More »

How do gray squirrels defend each other?

The gray squirrel, Sciurus Carolinensis, is a small, lively mammal in the rodent family, similar to rats and mice, which all belong to the order Rodentia. It is the most common tree squirrel in nor... Read More »

Do gray squirrels eat buckeyes?

Gray squirrels occasionally do eat buckeyes (or horse-chestnuts, as they are also called), but avoid them for the most part because the buckeyes have a bitter flavor that the small squirrels do not... Read More »