The Black Squirrel is a Small-sized animal of the Squirrel species, featured in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online.

This animal can be hunted, but cannot be skinned. Studying the Black Squirrel is required for the "Zoologist" Achievement.

Black Squirrel Details & Location:

The Black Squirrel inhabits the woodlands of New Hanover and parts of West Elizabeth. Its omnivorous diet consists of seeds, nuts, small insects and fungi. A Bow with Small Game Arrows can be used to hunt squirrels with minimal damage to their pelts. Pelts from squirrels can be sold to traders, and their meat is edible, though stringy.

Black Squirrel Hunting Tips:

The Black Squirrel yields a carcass and stringy meat. Used in crafting and cooking or can be sold. Use a Bow with a Small Game Arrow for a clean kill.

Map Location - Black Squirrel

Where to find the Black Squirrel in Red Dead Redemption 2 - Map Location / Habitat:

The Black Squirrel is Commonly found in the woodlands of New Hanover.

Black Squirrel - Map Location in RDR2

Black Squirrel Info

  • Scientific Name Sciuridae

Black Squirrel Appearances

  • Game Edition Game Edition: Red Dead OnlineRed Dead OnlineGame Edition: RDR 2 Story ModeRDR 2 Story Mode



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