Thursday, 26 September 2013

Come On You Reds

The Red Squirrel can be seen on Brownsea Island in the centre of Poole Harbour. They are incredibly cute but also rather fragile and very fussy eaters. They have been almost completely replaced by the larger, much more successful Grey Squirrel that was introduced from North America in the 19th century.
Pockets of reds can still be seen in the UK but they are few and far between.

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