Grey squirrel; 1/NZ/1259




Grey squirrel

About this object

North American grey squirrels were first brought to Britain in the 1870s. They spread quickly and replaced the native red squirrel, which has been extinct locally since 1944.

Field Collection Date

post 1980


Ear: 2.4cm; Hind foot (excl. toes): 5cm; Tail: (excl. hairs): 20.4cm

Credit Line

Purchased from S.E. England Area Museums Service.

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