Why Do Squirrels Eat Acorns?

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The diet of squirrels varies with food availability and the season. Their food includes nuts, acorns, walnuts and Osage orange fruits in fall and winter; flowers and buds in spring and fruits, berries and succulent plant material in summer. Fungi, corn and cultivated fruits are taken when available.
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they eat about 35.7 million acorns in their 1 lifetime's is the most common answer as it is proven this only occurs for the female not the male.
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Squirrels eat nuts, seeds, fruit,twigs, bark, roots, mushrooms, bread and even meat. They will snack on insects or smaller rodents, bird eggs and baby birds.
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More than 100 species of animals eat acorns, according to the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. Acorn-loving mammals include squirrels, flying squirrels, mice, voles, rabbits
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Squirrels eat nuts, seeds, fruits, fungi, greens and insects.
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