The American Red 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 American Red Squirrel is required for the "Zoologist" Achievement.

American Red Squirrel Details & Location:

American Red Squirrels are native to the forested regions of West Elizabeth and New Hanover. As omnivores, their diet consists of small animals such as mice as well as nuts, seeds and mushrooms. Using a Bow with Small Game Arrows will successfully kill the squirrel, but will do less damage to their pelts. Their pelts can be sold to traders, and their meat can be consumed, though it is considered to be rather stringy.

American Red Squirrel Hunting Tips:

The American Red 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 - American Red Squirrel

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

The American Red Squirrel is Commonly found in the forested areas of West Elizabeth and New Hanover.

American Red Squirrel - Map Location in RDR2

American Red Squirrel Info

  • Scientific Name Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

American Red Squirrel Appearances

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



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