Do Squirrels Eat Meat?


Squirrels do not normally eat meat but if faced with starvation they have been documented to eat bird eggs, snakes as well as insects. They are mainly vegetarians surviving on nuts, seeds, leaves, fruits, fungi, mushrooms, pine cones, lichens, roots, twigs and bark.
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Squirrels eat nuts, seeds, fruits, fungi, greens and insects.
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