The Squirrel is a species of animal found in Red Dead Redemption 2.


The squirrel can be found in virtually all locations, as it is one of the most prolific animals, next to rabbits. The lowest populations are in Grizzlies West, Cholla Springs, Great Plains, and Bayou Nwa.


  • The squirrel is one of the eight small game animals that can be consecutively killed for Rank 7 of the Survivalist Challenges, using small game arrows.


  • Use a Bow with small game arrows for a clean kill.
  • Six squirrels are needed to make the Squirrel Flat Cap at the Trapper.



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