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Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
The Red squirrel is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the red squirrelA young / baby of a red squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A red squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Some facts about the
Adult weight : 0.2 kg (0.44 lbs)
Maximum longevity : 10 years
Female maturity :342 days
Gestation : 37 days
Weaning : 63 days
Litter size : 4
Litters per year : 2
Weight at birth : 0.007 kg (0.0154 lbs)
Weight at weaning : 0.084 kg (0.1848 lbs)
Basal metabolic rate : 2 W
Body mass : 0.22 kg (0.484 lbs)
Temperature : 38.85 °C (101.93 °F)
Facts about the red squirrel
Currently red squirrels are found throughout the mixed-conifer and spruce-fir habitat zones, from elevations of about 7800 feet on the north and east slopes to 10,720 feet on High Peak.
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