Baby squirrels are nursed on their mothers' milk for the first 75 days of their lives and supplement the milk by foraging for food after 49 days, when they start weaning. Baby squirrels are weaned over the course of 14 d... More »

Squirrels primarily eat tree nuts, seeds and fruit, but their diets can also include flowers, bark, eggs, insects, leaves and even baby birds. Squirrels are opportunistic feeders, which allows them to consume human garba... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents

Baby squirrels are infants or babies. There is no specific group name for a family of squirrels because this animal does not practice a hierarchical structure in nature. More »

Baby mice drink milk that is produced by their mother until they are old enough to start eating solid food. As they become old enough to digest solid food, they start to eat bread, wheat and corn. If it is a wild baby mo... More »

Baby squirrels typically call for their mother by making shrill cries when they are alarmed or hungry. These sounds are high-pitched and help the mother attend to its offspring. More »

Providing the proper food or formula and ensuring warmth and hygiene are essential to caring for a young squirrel. However, allowing a baby squirrel to be reared by its mother or by a wildlife rehabilitator is best. More »

Eastern Grey Squirrels are omnivores, and as such eat a variety of food, including various parts of many different tree species, plants, fungi, bird eggs and nestlings, frogs, bugs and bones. Squirrels store food in a pr... More »