Maine's Squirrels

The Eastern Gray Squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis

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Taxonomy

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Rodentia

Family: Sciuridae

Genus: Sciurus


Length: 9-12 inches

Weight: 0.8 - 1.3 lbs.

Range

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A black squirel is a melanistic subgroup of grey squirrels.

Range

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Taxonomy

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Rodentia

Family: Sciuridae

Genus: Sciurus


Length: 7-8 inches

Weight: 7.1 oz

The American Red Squirrel

Sciurus vulgaris

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Eastern Chipmunk

Tamias striatus

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Taxonomy

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Rodentia

Family: Sciuridae

Genus: Tamias

Length: 6-7 inches

Weight: 4.4 oz

Range

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Northern Flying Squirrel

Glaucomys sabrinus

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Southern Flying Squirrel

Glaucomys volans

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Taxonomy

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia Length: 8-10 inches

Order: Rodentia weight: 1-2 oz

Family: Sciuridae

Genus: Glaucomys