Isle of Wight Red Squirrel Trust

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Photograph of a Red Squirrel related to Distribution of Red and Grey Squirrels
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Distribution of Red and Grey Squirrels

Worldwide Red squirrels are found across a broad band of territory running from the seaboard of Western Europe and Scandinavia through the former USSR and

Image of a Red Squirrel: History of Red Squirrels on the Isle of Wight
Education

The History of Red Squirrels on the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is fortunate in having the Solent as a barrier to direct grey squirrel invasion. However our squirrels have not been spared the landscape changes that also affect the rest of the country.

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Introducing Red Squirrels

To the majority of people living in the British Isles today, the mention of squirrels conjures up an image of the American grey squirrel. But when you find yourself in a ‘red squirrel only’ area – such as the Isle of Wight – the naturally elusive and timid, smaller red squirrels are a treat to behold.

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