The James River Park System - Richmond, VA

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Sciurus carolinensis
Family: Sciuridae

Herbivore / Insectivore / Prey
Native to Virginia

Squirrel Factsheet

Eastern Grey Squirrel


Very common to the James River Park System, the Eastern grey squirrel is a populous rodent that easily adapts to urban and rural environments.

Recorded activity in the James River Park

Squirrels are everywhere. Need we say more? (just that we are presenting every species that we documented)

Mushroom for later from Science in the Park on Vimeo.

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