Can Squirrels Eat Kiwi? SEE HERE!

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Like you, many are interested in knowing if it is ok for squirrels to eat Kiwi fruit since the information isn’t all too available on the internet.

Yes, you can feed the meat, but don’t feed the peel. Some of my squirrels will eat it while others will just up their little noses but I rarely feed it because of its high oxalates levels.

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Can Squirrels Eat Kiwi?

Yeah, but feed it on occasion, rarely, in little amounts.

That is because Kiwi is very high in oxalates! The shards of oxalates can hurt the tongues of these little guys.

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How did I know? I feed my Jack kiwi and he loved it, but would stick his tongue out and sometimes make a gaggling sound thereafter. Then I did some research and found out about the oxalates.

High oxalates are bad for plenty of reasons and this is why I rarely feed kiwi as a result.

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Squirrels are enthusiast eaters and would gladly consume whatever you offer to them, including pears, coconut, grapes, avocados, peaches, figs, plums, mangoes, citrus etc.

Author: Howard S. Baldwin

My name is Howard S. Baldwin. I am a work-at-home dad to three lovely girls, Jane + Hannah + Beauty. I have been blogging for the last 3 years. I worked for other Home and Lifetsyle blogs, did hundreds of product reviews and buyers’ guides. Prior to that, I was a staff accountant at a big accounting firm. Needless to say, researching and numbers are my passion. My goal is to be an informative source for any topic that relates to DIY life and homemaking.

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