How Do Squirrels Protect Themselves?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 8, 2020 9:30:23 AM ET
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Squirrels protect themselves by running, hiding and fighting. Fighting, such as scratching and biting, is usually a last-ditch effort for squirrels. Running and even camouflaging themselves are their first instincts when faced with possible danger.

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