Species: Red squirrel

The red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is an arboreal rodent with red-orange to dark brown fur.

More information about the red squirrel can be found (in Dutch) on the website of the Dutch native mammal research and protection organisation (Zoogdiervereniging).


Disease general


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Research results


  • Toxoplasma gondii infection in wild red squirrels, the Netherlands, 2014 [letter]. Kik M, IJzer J, Opsteegh M, Montizaan M, Dijkstra V, et al.  Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Dec. http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2112.141711