Meet the pine tree squirrel, the forest chatterbox

Photo: Lise Lafond

A pine squirrel doing what he (or she…) does best, eating the seeds and nuts from a pine cone.

Living near a pine tree plantation, I often hear the chattering of pine tree squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus), also known as the North American red squirrel. It is the most common squirrel in Quebec.