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Red Squirrel

Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

* Occurs higher up in the forests on the mountains of the Wasatch front.

* Feeds on nuts, fruits, fungi, and even small mammals.

* Caches food when there is abundance.

* Nests in tree cavities or makes nest of leaves on branches.

* Fairly loud and usually heard long before they are seen.

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