Squirrels are reoccurring woodland critters that make multiple appearances across the series. There is a squirrel that despises Jake for not publishing his letter in Jake's article seen in "The Duke." In "Storytelling," Finn frightens a couple of squirrels when searching for romance to go in Jake's story. In "Up a Tree," Finn meets a squirrel with dreams of becoming a flying squirrel.
Other Known Squirrels
|Forest Inhabitant Squirrels||The Forest Inhabitant Squirrels are a pair of squirrels seen among other Forest inhabitants in the episode, "Storytelling." Finn disturbed them in their tree, asking if they were kissing, causing them to panic and run into each other.|
|Candy Squirrel||In the episode "Skyhooks II," it was revealed that one of the forest squirrels had been assimilated with the candy element, making the Candy Squirrel. This squirrel appeared to have a body made out of chocolate.|
The squirrels in the series do not all share an identical appearance, but do possess the traits found in the common tree squirrel. These would be slender bodies, bushy tail, and large eyes. The fur of the squirrels are all some shade of brown, with the Squirrel (The Duke) being the most unique; his fur is a reddish-brown.
- The squirrel seen in "The Duke" is the only one not seen living in a tree.