Abert’s Squirrel

Abert’s Squirrel

Scientific Name: Sciurus aberti

Type: Mammal

Family: Sciuridae (Squirrels, Chipmunks, and Prairie Dogs)

Size: 18 to 22 inches long with a tail of 7 to 9 inches

Weight: Up to 1.4 pounds

Life Span: May live as long as 7 years

Abert’s Squirrel Foraging

Sally King/NPS

Tree Squirrel Chittering

Douglas Von Gausig (CC BY-NC)


Clipped Pine Twigs

Siobhan Niklasson

Chewed Pine Cone

Devon Cox (CC BY-NC)