How Do Squirrels Find Their Nuts?


This is a fascinating look at how squirrels find their buried caches of food.

Published on Feb 25, 2016

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You’d have to be nuts not to love this video!
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Special thanks to Jason Goldman (@jgold85) for help with this episode!

References:
Jacobs, Lucia F., and Emily R. Liman. “Grey squirrels remember the locations of buried nuts.” Animal Behaviour 41.1 (1991): 103-110.

Delgado, Mikel M., et al. “Fox squirrels match food assessment and cache effort to value and scarcity.” PloS one 9.3 (2014): e92892.

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