The Eastern Gray Squirrel

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Gray Squirrel Facts

  • Squirrels can have two litters a year with 2-4 in each litter.
  • The Eastern Gray Squirrel has 22 teeth.
  • Squirrels teeth never stop growing.

Gray Squirrel Damage

Gray squirrels rely on wood and soft non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, copper and lead to maintain the proper length of their teeth. Items made of this soft metal are found around your home that they most commonly chew on such as: 

  • lead pipe stacks on your roof 
  • electrical wires found on the outside of your home and in your attic
  • aluminum gutters, eves 
  • wood trusses
  • aluminum fence ties
  • They also most often chew holes in A/C ducts to enjoy the nice cool temperature

Southern Flying Squirrel

Galaucomys Volans
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Flying Squirrel Facts

    • They generally make their nest in tops of palm trees, hollowed out oak trees, bird houses, attics and deserted wood pecker nests (in pine trees).
    • January-February and June-July are the two times southern Flying Squirrels breed each year.
    • The young become sexually mature in just 12 months.
    • With their flat tails and thin flaps of flexible skin stretching from wrist to ankles, enabling their light bodies to glide from place to place with ease, giving them the appearance of flying. 

    Flying Squirrel Damage

    Flying squirrels rely on wood and soft non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, copper and lead to maintain the proper length. Items made of this soft metal are found around your home such as:

    • lead pipe stacks on your roof 
    • electrical wires 
    • aluminum gutters 
    • wood trusses
    • aluminum fence ties
    • eves
    • feces and urine destroying attic insulation
    • chew holes in A/C ducts

    Fox Squirrel

    Sciurus Niger
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    Fox Squirrel Facts

    • Fox Squirrels are north Americas largest squirrel.
    • The tiniest Squirrel is the African pygmy squirrel and it is only 5.25 inches long from head to tail.
    • Fox squirrels grow to almost 2.5 feet in length
    • Breeding occurs in January. In February the first clutch is born, older females will drop a second clutch in early summer.
    • Squirrels tend to live between 3-8 years in the wild.

    Fox Squirrel Damage

    Fox squirrels rely on wood and soft non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, copper and lead to maintain the proper length. Items made of this soft metal are found around your home such as:

    • lead pipe stacks on your roof 
    • electrical wires 
    • aluminum gutters 
    • wood trusses
    • aluminum fence ties
    • eves
    • feces and urine destroying attic insulation
    • chew holes in A/C ducts

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