Squirrels are 6 to 15 inches in length not including the tail. Their tails are 4 to 14 inches long.
Squirrel coloring are either white, grayish, yellowish, reddish, or brownish on the top side of their body. They have a pale or dark underside.
Squirrels have short think fur and a bushy tail.
Squirrels build nests in tree cavities or on tree branches. They can occasionally enter attics and garages for food and shelter or to nest.