Maryland Homeowners – Squirrel Facts for you to Know…

Posted on September 24, 2014 by BOG Pest Control

Did you know these interesting and fun facts about squirrels? 

  • Squirrels are rodents.
  • There are more than 200 different species of squirrel.
  • Squirrels have large eyes and are used to help them climb trees and avoid predators.
  • Squirrels eat mostly a high carb diet including nuts, fruits and seeds.
  • Squirrels are born blind.
  • Flying squirrels got their name from how they glide between trees.
  • Flying squirrels have been known to glide for distances over 250 ft.
  • What are small squirrels with stripes? Chipmunks
  • Chipmunks use cheek pouches to help them carry food.
  • Many chipmunk species hoard food such as nuts, berries, & grains for the winter.

This is also the time of year when squirrels start searching for food and it’s common as the temperature cool the begin to invade your home. BOG Pest Control is here to help if you have a squirrel problem! Call us today for a FREE Estimate.

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