Defining the Symbiosis through Chasing Squirrels…Where should they go without these oaks ?

squirrel trace

There is a special relationship between the gray squirrels and the pin oaks. The squirrels rely on the pin oaks to live. But they can also hurt the oaks by the bark stripping activities. They are not only showing up on the trees but also play in the parking lot close to these trees. Where are their habitats? Which trees do you like the best? Beyond the trees. where will they show up? The goal is to reveal this symbiotic relationship further through “chasing” and “documenting”.. (To be continued)

Smart Pin Oak Reproduction Strategies


Pin oaks rely on animals to help them reproduce. The reason while their nuts are with think shells is because in this way squirrels would be more attracted to their fruits. These squirrels are not smart enough to remember where they hide their food, and then the survival of pink oak nuts will spread out to other places further than their “mother” is at, and the species gets the chance to move further.