Red Squirrel doesn't like pesky people in his forest
This red squirrel was very unhappy with my presence as I walked through his domain one afternoon. He watched me for a very long time from his perch in this comical position. Usually red squirrels make quite a racket when they are disturbed, but this guy stayed quiet. He just showed his hatred towards me with those beady, glaring eyes.
The American red squirrel is one of three species of tree squirrel currently classified in the genus ''Tamiasciurus'' and known as pine squirrels . American red squirrels are also referred to as pine squirrels, North American red squirrels, and chickarees. It is a medium sized diurnal mammal that defends a year-round exclusive territory. The diet of these tree squirrels is specialized on the seeds of conifer cones. As such, they are widely distributed across North America wherever conifers are common,.. more