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With the onset of fall, Nevada County squirrels are busy hoarding food for winter. Tree squirrels have been known to eat acorns from more than 20 different oak species. They are known for “scatter hoarding,” which protects their investment by spreading their stash across hundreds of hiding places.
Submitted by Annita Kasparian

With the onset of fall, Nevada County squirrels are busy hoarding food for winter. Tree squirrels have been known to eat acorns from more than 20 different oak species. They are also known for “scatter hoarding,” which protects their investment by spreading their stash across hundreds of hiding places.


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