Made In Britain

Do Squirrels Hibernate?

In the late summer and autumn, squirrels seem to be everywhere in our local woods: flying through the trees, sitting bold as brass in the middle of paths nibbling on acorns. But come the winter, the squirrels are nowhere to be seen. Are they hibernating? If not, what do squirrels do in winter?

What Do Squirrels Eat?

Nuts, nuts, nuts! This is what we think squirrels eat right? Well, they do eat nuts. But nuts are certainly not the only thing on the squirrel menu or even what they eat the most of. And some nuts can actually be bad for squirrels. Whether you are just curious or planning to feed your local squirrels, in this article, we have everything you need to know about the squirrel diet.

How Did Grey Squirrels First Get to The UK?

The grey squirrel is now classed as an Invasive Alien species in the UK. It’s thought of as a major pest and blamed for the destruction of our native red quarrel population. But how did this tree-dwelling demon get here in the first place? Where did it come from? How has it done so well? And is everything we hear about it really true