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.



Image: Squirrel (Red) by flickrfavorites

Information sourced from:

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Sciurus vulgarus [online], Available from: [accessed 14/08/2015].

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