You won't find a better selection of Squirrel stuffed animals, facts and information than in the forest at Jeannie's Cottage. This group of squirrel stuffed animals includes from left, Kokonut the Squirrel stuffed animal made by UNIPAK, Chutney the Squirrel from Purr-fection, Nutty the Puffkin Squirrel plush toy made by Swibco, Grabby Nutcruncher from Boyds, a Hansa Plush squirrel stuffed animals and at far right is a black Kaibab Squirrel plush toy made by the Platte River Trading Company.
In this group you'll see three Ganz Lil Squirrels in three colors: red, gray and honey. Also you can see the black squirrel from the Stuffed Animal House, another Hansa squirrel is in back holding a nut, the grey squirrel holding the acorn is from Wild Republic. This squirrel makes a chattering sound like a squirrel. The grey squirrel plush toy in back is from UNIPAK, the brown squirrel stuffed animal is from Wild Republic, then you can see Nutlee the Squirrel plush toy made by Douglas, and the honey colored squirrel at right is one of the new Ganz Lil Squirrels. You can purchase many of these squirrel stuffed animals shown above in the Jeannie's Cottage Gift Shop.
This little group of squirrel stuffed animals includes, from left, Buck the Attic Treasure, Chester P Nut from Bearington, Nutty the Squirrel made by Aurora, a Grey Squirrel from the Ganz Wildlife Collection, tiny little Baby Hazel the Cushy Critter from Purr-fection , a Ganz Woodland Wildlife squirrel with jointed legs, the brown Russ Yomiko Squirrel, and at right is Nuts the Beanie Baby Squirrel from Ty. You can purchase many of these squirrel stuffed animals shown above in the Jeannie's Cottage Gift Shop.
The squirrel family (Sciuridae) includes some 273 species. There are 66 species in the United States and Canada. They include the ground squirrels, tree squirrels, flying and antelope squirrels and chipmunks, marmots and prairie dogs.
The name sciuridae means "shadetail" and refers to the generally large bushy tail that many squirrels have. Of the tree squirrels, this group includes the gray, red and flying squirrels.
Squirrels feed on nuts, seeds, insects and fruits. Some tree squirrels have litters twice per year and others just one. The litter usually consists of from 3 to 5 young. The gestation period is around 40 to 45 days.The squirrels build large leafy nests high in trees. The Western Gray Squirrel builds a nest with bark and sticks. Tree squirrels prefer woodlands but are found all over in neighborhoods and parks.