5 Fun Facts About Squirrels





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Uploaded on Sep 12, 2011

Take a tour of Unusual Facts About Squirrels in Miami, United States - part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.

Anyone who thinks that the common squirrel is boring doesn't know much about them, like that they can fall 100 feet without injury.

Even when these small rodents are eating, they are looking all around, and even behind them, without ever moving their heads.

During the mating season, males will literally run around, chasing a female for what can be most of a day.

Squirrels are prolific animals, found in all areas of the world except for Australia and the frigid continent of Antarctica.

Some people like to keep squirrels as pets, most famously including the 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, who kept his flying squirrel in the White House.


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