American Red Squirrel have brown backs with reddish-orange highlight, and a black undertone, with a white underside.
Diet & Habitat
Red Squirrels are often found in or near conifers, preferring cone seeds. However they eat spruce buds, needles, mushrooms, other buds, berries, and flowers. They've also been known to eat bird eggs and very young snowshoe hare.
Red Squirrels range through much of Alaska.