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OPB | Feb. 1, 1997 7:30 p.m.

Tree squirrels some of our most familiar wild animals, but also some of the least studied. The play an important role in the ecosystem, helping to distribute the seeds of plants and trees and providing a food source for predators. Non-native species such as gray squirrels and fox squirrels thrive in many urban areas, displacing native species like the western gray squirrel.

First Broadcast: 1997
Producer: Eric Cain


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