RDR2 Animal - Black Squirrel

The Black Squirrel is an 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.

Black Squirrel Info

Animal Species Squirrel
Animal Class Mammal
Animal Family Sciuridae
Size Small
Location Commonly found in the woodlands of New Hanover.
Hunting Can be hunted
Required for Achievement "Zoologist" Achievement
Scientific Name Sciuridae

Black Squirrel Appearances

Game Edition Game Edition: Red Dead Online Red Dead OnlineGame Edition: RDR 2 Story ModeRDR 2 Story Mode



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