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Arizona Gray Squirrel

Sciurus arizonensis

Arizona Gray Squirrel, Sciurus arizonensis, © by Michael Plagens, Sept. 2010

On a Mexican Blue Oak in lower Madera Canyon, Sta. Rita Mts., Arizona, USA, Sept. 2010.

The food of Arizona Gray Squirrel varies through the year as different seeds, berries, and buds become available. They are frequently seen taking acorns, juniper berries. walnuts and willow buds. They can be secretive and quietly hide within the foliage of canyon woodland trees.

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