The Eurasian squirrel

Eurasian squirrels are found in Central Europe. You can also see the gray squirrel in Central Europe, which has become naturalized in Europe. The Eurasian squirrel is also known as:

  • Konradchen
  • Eichhalm
  • Katteker
  • Ekenaape
  • Eichkätzchen
  • Eichkatz(er)l
  • Eichkater
  • Eicher(li)
  • Eichhase
  • Baumfuchs


Are Squirrels Dangerous?

Squirrels are actually not dangerous. However, squirrels have very sharp teeth to crack nuts. If they should take a bite, which normally rarely happens, it hurts a lot!

Where does the squirrel live?

The squirrel lives in coniferous, deciduous and mixed forests. This can also be found in gardens and parks. The squirrel builds in advance for the winter and hides supplies in the fall for the cold season..

What can you feed squirrels?

The squirrel loves walnuts, hazelnuts and chestnuts as well as the seeds of pine, spruce and fir.

How old is the squirrel?

Squirrels live to be around seven years in nature. Most of the young do not survive the first year. In the best of health, a squirrel can live up to 10 years

Eichhörnchen Pronunciation

Many people who try to learn English struggle to pronounce the word "Eichhörnchen" correctly. This is why I made a video about how to say this word properly. I hope you enjoy it! :)

When do squirrels build their goblins?

In winter, squirrels build their nests. The squirrel cubs are born in the spring.

Squirrel teeth

The squirrels have one incisor tooth per half of their jaw, two premolar teeth on top and one premolar tooth on the bottom, and three molars. These animals have a total of 22 teeth