I trap squirrels in our yard in Alberta and release them ten miles or so away across two rivers. There are two busy seasons. One is early in the spring when squirrels are looking for new territories. I try to get down to one female who, from then on, runs all others out of “her” yard. The second season is mid-year, when a new batch becomes old enough to live on their own. At that time they completely swamp the old female’s ability to retain territory and they bring with them a new batch of adults.
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