Red Squirrel – 11/28/08
Observer: Josh Simons
Observation Date: 11/28/08
Observation Time: 10:00 a.m.
Observation Location: Moose Hill Parkway
Common Name: Red Squirrel
Scientific Name: Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
Comments: The red squirrel is known to “tap” maple trees. It bites the bark until sap flows out, and returns later for a sweet treat after the water in the sap has evaporated.
More Information: http://www.nhptv.org/Natureworks/Redsquirrel.htm