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Gray Squirrel

Eastern Gray Squirrel ~ Cat Squirrel

Family: Sciuridae Picture of "Rocky", a Gray Squirrel"Rocky"Sciurus carolinensisPhoto © Animal-World: Courtesy Jerry Donaldson
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I have got 8 weeks old baby squirrels for sale. Payments via Zelle, Quick-Pay, PayPal to avoid all forms of scam. If you are interested then send me an email via... (more)  Juliete Mason

   The Gray Squirrel is perhaps the most familiar of all squirrels!

   Gray Squirrels are primarily forest dwellers, but have adapted to the encroachment of humans by becoming part of large city parks. You can often see them scurrying about, foraging for seeds, buds, and nuts.

Dr. Jungle says..."Rocky sure likes his pizza!"

"This is Rocky. He's a 1 year old Western Grey Squirrel, rescued as a baby from a cat, he was bottle fed and given full run of the house. The best pet by far!"... Jerry Donaldson

For more information about the care of Gray Squirrel see:
Guide to a Happy, Healthy Squirrel


Geographic Distribution
Sciurus carolinensis
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  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Rodentia
  • Family: Sciuridae
  • Genus: Sciurus
  • Species: carolinensis
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Scientific name: Sciurus carolinensis

Background:
   Gray Squirrels are native to North America, found mostly in the Eastern United States. They were also introduced to other areas of the world, such as Ireland, South Africa, and Great Britain.
   Their homes are in tree cavities or in bulky water-proof twig and leaf nests built in tree branches. They also dig burrows in the ground, but these are for food storage.
   They are generally a quiet little creature, but if alarmed will emit a harsh guttural "bark", flipping its tail with each squawk.
   Gray Squirrels eat acorns and hickory nuts throughout the year, though they may eat buds, tender twigs, seeds, and insects when the weather permits. Unlike their very active smaller cousin the American Red Squirrel, which needs large amounts of seeds and nuts to see it through the winter, the Gray Squirrel can subsist on a rather small quantity of buds and nuts, and will often sleep soundly through periods of stormy weather.
   They are not quite as fearless as the American Red Squirrel in the presence of humans, but will soon overcome their caution and come out to visit if you sit quietly.

Description:    Eastern Gray Squirrels are 17"-20" long, and 8 1/2" - 9 1/2" of this length is their bushy tail! There are marked color variations in this squirrel, so at one time they were described as four different species, but today they are all contained in one valid species.

Interesting Facts:    - Gray squirrels are so plentiful that they often have to regulate their
      populations by shooting them for sport, or poisoning and trapping them.
   - They are not nocturnal, and are most active at dawn and at dusk gathering
      food. They will generally spend the late morning and noon hours in the nest,
      coming out in mid afternoon, and then retiring for the rest of the night an
      hour or so before sunset.

Author: Jasmine Brough
Lastest Animal Stories on Eastern Gray Squirrel


Juliete Mason - 2018-11-19
I have got 8 weeks old baby squirrels for sale. Payments via Zelle, Quick-Pay, PayPal to avoid all forms of scam. If you are interested then send me an email via julietemason@gmail.com thanks so much.

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Paula Rosero - 2018-04-08
Urgent Urgent have 3 litters of babies Squirrels available for sale. These little cuties are adorable, Mum and Dad are living with us and they are well trained,Anyone interested should give me a message on 909 245 3325

  • Paula Rosero - 2018-04-10
    yea still available. text me on (719) 245-8280
  • Tracy Robinson - 2018-04-09
    Looking for baby squirrel
  • John - 2018-04-09
    Hey i was wondering if you still have any baby squirrels left
  • Darla - 2018-04-12
    Do you still have baby squirrels? Where are you located?
  • Paula Rosero - 2018-04-17
    yes i still have the baby leave me a message on (909) 589-1328
  • Anonymous - 2018-04-23
    How much.
  • Anon - 2018-04-25
    May I ask how much one of your squirrels is?
  • Anonymous - 2018-04-26
    Can anyone verify this seller?
  • Jennipher - 2018-04-29
    BUYER BEWARE!!!!!!!!! This person is a straight up scammer. Asks to send deposit via amazon gift card and then it suddenly doesn’t work. Also says you need to pay for some documentation to have them shipped with another amazon gift card. When I refused to do so & requested the “agency’s” information so I could call and pay them directly for shipping, I was sent a bogus site which was then followed up with a super ridiculous attempt to a professional email with the shipping details....if you want to call it that. OH! And don’t forget the confirmation call, before 8am on a Sunday morning from Cameroon, AFRICA!!
  • Carrie A Hatfield - 2018-10-18
    I'm interested in a red,grey or a fox squirrel, I just hand fed a fox squirrel since he was 2 weeks old now that he's gone I so miss him I need another baby how much for a male
  • Carrie A Hatfield - 2018-11-02
    I live in Iowa how much do you want for them, I raised AA baby fox squirrel got him when he was less than two weeks, let me know how much you want for them

    What
  • Ashley - 2018-11-16
    Hi! Curious if you had any of the baby squirrels left and where you are located. Thank you!
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Martins - 2018-11-12
hello ,we are a licensed USDA exotic breeder.
we do have the following squirrels for sale(babies and adults)
eastern grey
flying
fox
southern grey and a lot more...
shipping available/personal pickup.
live a message via +1(434)233-4396 and we call u back
or email us at mary.shakespear19@gmail.com

  • Lisbon - 2018-11-14
    Bonjour Martin,my name is Lisbon,i live in France,i saw your add on google about squirrels and i am interested in getting a pair for my child and wife.can you ship to France?
  • Prosper - 2018-11-14
    where are u located and how much please?
  • Brisbane - 2018-11-15
    my rescued squirrel just passed away and i want another please,never been his sad before,price,delivery and location please?
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Martins - 2018-11-03
FLYING and GREY SQUIRRELS for SALE!!
Very young and socialized,great bonding and easy adaptable to new environments/persons/other home pets.

New Babies available!!

contact us for more details....

We have flying squirrels/ Grey for sale.

We can arrange transportation for out of state homes!
we encourage personal pickups on appointments only(no exception).

Our babies come hand fed, extensively socialized,bonding, healthy and each will come with hand feeding supplies and a sample of food.

live a TEXT/SMS and we will call u back
Mobile: +1 434-233-4396
email us via mary.shakespeare19@gmail.com

  • Mercy and Ramonda - 2018-11-09
    hello Martins,i lost your number in my phone,we want another grey...this is time its for my mum...
  • Angela - 2018-11-06
    hello Martins
    my sister and her husband recomended you to me,i want a grey babies,from different litters.
    she ordered just like mine.
  • Simpson - 2018-11-06
    OMG!!...Martins about the fox... the nuts you sent along side ,can i start feeding them with it???
  • Lisbon - 2018-11-14
    Hello,can you ship to France ,i will want a pair,for my child and wife.
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Paula Rosero - 2018-04-08
Urgent Urgent have 3 litters of babies Squirrels available for sale. These little cuties are adorable, Mum and Dad are living with us and they are well trained,Anyone interested should give me a message on 909 245 3325

  • Paula Rosero - 2018-04-10
    yea still available. text me on (719) 245-8280
  • Tracy Robinson - 2018-04-09
    Looking for baby squirrel
  • John - 2018-04-09
    Hey i was wondering if you still have any baby squirrels left
  • Darla - 2018-04-12
    Do you still have baby squirrels? Where are you located?
  • Paula Rosero - 2018-04-17
    yes i still have the baby leave me a message on (909) 589-1328
  • Anonymous - 2018-04-23
    How much.
  • Anon - 2018-04-25
    May I ask how much one of your squirrels is?
  • Anonymous - 2018-04-26
    Can anyone verify this seller?
  • Jennipher - 2018-04-29
    BUYER BEWARE!!!!!!!!! This person is a straight up scammer. Asks to send deposit via amazon gift card and then it suddenly doesn’t work. Also says you need to pay for some documentation to have them shipped with another amazon gift card. When I refused to do so & requested the “agency’s” information so I could call and pay them directly for shipping, I was sent a bogus site which was then followed up with a super ridiculous attempt to a professional email with the shipping details....if you want to call it that. OH! And don’t forget the confirmation call, before 8am on a Sunday morning from Cameroon, AFRICA!!
  • Carrie A Hatfield - 2018-10-18
    I'm interested in a red,grey or a fox squirrel, I just hand fed a fox squirrel since he was 2 weeks old now that he's gone I so miss him I need another baby how much for a male
  • Carrie A Hatfield - 2018-11-02
    I live in Iowa how much do you want for them, I raised AA baby fox squirrel got him when he was less than two weeks, let me know how much you want for them

    What
  • Ashley - 2018-11-16
    Hi! Curious if you had any of the baby squirrels left and where you are located. Thank you!
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Marlene - 2018-05-25
Do you have anymore baby squirrels left? I am in Connecticut and mine just passed away.

  • lester - 2018-05-31
    hello ,we are a licensed USDA exotic breeder.
    we do have the following squirrels
    eastern grey
    flying
    southern grey and a lot more...
    live a message via +1(434)233-4396 and we call u back
  • Rikki Frieszell - 2018-11-12
    Do you still have eastern grays and how much
  • Rikki Frieszell - 2018-11-13
    All.these adds are scams. DO NOT FALL.FOR THIS, All these adds are the same person and since I see no negative feedback I'm assuming ALOT of these comments are from them posting it themselves, want you to send money pay pal friends and family and other ways that's not covered thru buyer protection. Read my other comments before this.
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Derrick - 2018-11-10
8 weeks old Baby Eastern squirrels for sale. I have a pair one male one female. They have been weaned off of their bottle and are now eating rodent blocks and drinking water from the bottle. You can choose the female for $150 plus shipping or male for $100 plus shipping. I prefer to sell them both together but it's ok if you just want one. They will be shipped over night shipping via Delta. We accept money orders, PayPal, or western union. For more info text (630) 412-1443 or email me via ag8374203@gmail.com

  • Micheal Feazer - 2018-11-11
    Hello Derrick, are there any babies available? I am really interested in getting a pair for my daughters.
  • Rikki Frieszell - 2018-11-13
    WARNING!!!!!!!!To anyone looking for an eastern gray squirrel DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT send anyone in ANY of these adds money, Derrick,Anis Mary Shakespeare, Martin's ARE ALL the same scam artist, if you notice all the adds read similiar, I've contacted them all and they all will go down on pricing, send you pictures but want you to send the money thru friends and family on PayPal so it's not covered under buyer protection, also I asked them to send me video of the squirrel with the same things showing that were in the pictures and they could NOT produce it, they're not very smart either the first one Gabe me an email address of hoar something and PayPal said the money would be converted into British pounds so they asked me to send to their friends email. TOTAL SCAM ALL OF THEM
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Hector - 2016-09-26
I have a pair of baby eastern gray squirrels for sale. A boy and girl. Will sell both for $150 plus shipping or one for $100 plus shipping. They are 6 weeks old and have been weaned off the bottle and are eating rodent blocks, peanuts, etc.

  • Holly Hedlund - 2016-09-30
    Hi Hector - Where do you live? We'd love at least one gray squirrel and it sounds like you've got two beauties! Are they still available? We live in Lincoln MA - on 2 acres adjacent to conservation land. We're rescuers of all types of animals and have rescued and rehabilitated 2 squirrels in the past only to wish we would have kept one :(. Our zip code is 01773. I can be reached at 773.255.6104. Very very interested!!! Best - Holly
  • heather - 2016-09-30
    Hello i have tried to contact you several times about trying to buy one or both of your squirrels. i would really love to have them and they would have a great home. please get back in touch with me please and let me know if you still have them or if i can get one. My home number is 912 839 4843. you can call anytime
  • Kelly Maglio - 2016-10-20
    Wondering if your squirrels are still available?
  • KELLEY KEE - 2016-10-10
    Hello hectar very interested in one of your babies. If still available please contact me. Would love to find out more. Thank you
  • Mackenzie - 2016-10-23
    Please i was wodring if i could buy them my squirrel just died and he was my best friend and i really want another one please
  • Matt - 2016-11-19
    Do you still have any squirrels available
  • Jordy herndon - 2016-12-17
    Hi my name is Jordy Herndon. I am very interested in giving a loving home to both of your babies I have a big heart and my boyfriend and I would certainly enjoy some new additions to our family! Our animals are our kids.
  • Carrie A Hatfield - 2018-10-18
    Would like both of them but how much is shipping and handling
  • Kassie - 2018-10-18
    Hi, Im interested in buying one squirrel for 100, do you still have them available? Please call me at 9562441544. Id give them a great home and love them endlessly!
  • Carrie A Hatfield - 2018-11-02
    Do you still have them
  • Jackelynn Felipe Serrano - 2018-10-28
    I am looking for a male. Mine past away from old age like 2 years ago and I’m ready to get another one if you have any available let me know. Have a wonderful day
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