The red squirrel, the original 'Squirrel Nutkin' of Beatrix Potter fame, is one of our favourite British mammals but it is declining in numbers and classified as an endangered species.

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Image: Squirrel (Red) by flickrfavorites

Information sourced from:

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Sciurus vulgarus [online], Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/20025/0 [accessed 14/08/2015].

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