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drey

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a squirrel's nest
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Dreys were found mainly along two streams in areas of mature forest (Fig.
We found significant positive relationships between the number of dreys in the plots and the slope of the terrain (deviance/ df = 1.
MRI's Dr Colin McInnes, who leads the vaccine research team, said: "It is possibile that it is passed by fleas or ticks or it may just be that the virus is deposited in the dreys and the reds pick it up.
The squirrels that live in our local woods are probably reciprocating by wondering how many Avison pelts it would take to line their dreys comfortably.
If you have trees, or are overlooking an area with a sprinkling of trees, you are likely to have squirrels, who build their dreys in trees close to food sources.
Squirrels live in nests made from twigs, leaves, grass, moss, feathers and fur called dreys.
Red squirrels build large nests, called dreys, often in the forks of tree trunks.