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5kl Squirrels

  1. 1. Squirrels, Squirrels, And More Squirrels Megan
  2. 2. About the Author Hello my name is Megan I am ten years old . My favorite sport is gymnastics. I like to clean stuff. My favorite foods are Chinese food, Meat loaf and Ramen noodles. I’m writing this because when I go to my grandma’s house we eat and we look out the window and look for birds and squirrels.
  3. 3. Who Am I There are about 300 varieties or squirrels. Squirrels manly eat seeds and acorns . Squirrels come is many different color and sizes. They live in trees and trees trunks .Squirrels are unusualy born in the spring squirrels are most active in summer.Squirrels do not do good held captive.
  4. 4. The Early years Baby squirrels are born with out teeth, hair. They are very tiny and they can’t see . Their eyes begin opening six weeks after they are born. The need to stay with their mother for a long time to feed.
  5. 5. Habitat Sweet Habitat Squirrels live in holes and live in tree and tree trunks . They live in those areas to protect them from the weather .They eat berries and acorns that grow in trees. Squirrels have to share the tree with other animals like bird and bugs.
  6. 6. What’s on the Menu? Squirrels eat seeds,and acorns wheat,bird’s eggs, mushrooms some times they eat leaves ,berries,oak buds ,corn and insects like moths.Squirrels eat food that they can find.
  7. 7. Making Track The squirrels leaves small tracks you can mostly see them in the snow. You can’t see their tracks when there is no snow because they are not heavy enough to leave marks in the ground. They have three tiny toes they are so cute!
  8. 8. Simply Irresistible ! Did you know that squirrels can live to be 10 or 12 years before they die of old age. Squirrels start mating when they are only one years old but since squirrels only live till they are 10 or 12 years old.
  9. 9. Where in the World ? Squirrel live in the USA and Canida because they lie the cold.
  10. 10. Did You Know? did you know that a squirrel eats 16 acorns a week and 825 a year. Did you know that a squirrels start to gather food in the fall so they can have it for winter. One squirrel in the winter needs to eat two pounds of food a week. In the summer squirrels need to
  11. 11. Resource List http://news.uns.purdue.edu/images/+2004/swihart.squirrels.jpeg slide1 http://lifeinthebigtree.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/baby-squirrels.JPG slide 3 http://squirrely.wordpress.com/category/baby-squirrels/ slide 4 http://www.arkive.org/media/E67B0A57-10E7-4421-8A49- 036026576A39/Presentation.Large/photo.jpg slide 5 http://images.google.com/url?q=http://www.pbase.com/1eyeclosed/image/68590201&u sg=AFQjCNHyTdy-Q00ILVTvB1uSsAngeHIcrw slide 6 http://www.ofnc.ca/fletcher/alphabet/tracks.php slide 7 http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/news/sciencematters/blog/2008/06/even_squirrels_like _coffee.html slide 8 http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/usa-political-map-enlarge-view.html slide 9 http://www.miamiwildliferemoval.com/squirrel-removal.php slide 10

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