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Class: Mammalia

You have reached class level. Class Mammalia includes the red squirrel, and every other mammal (animals with fur, that produce milk and look after their young). We have cut out all other vertebrates - fish, reptiles, amphibians and birds. There are probably around 4,800 species of mammal alive today.

Mammals Red squirrels belong to:
All life on Earth

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Rodentia

Family: Sciuridae

Genus: Sciurus

Species: vulgaris

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