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  SQuirreL SQL Client Home Page
SQuirreL SQL Client is a graphical Java program that will allow you to view the structure of a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, issue SQL commands etc, see Introduction.
Susan Cline graciously took the time to document the steps she followed to setup an Apache Derby database from scratch and use the SQuirreL SQL Client to explore it.
SQuirrel was originally released under the GNU General Public License.
squirrel-sql.sourceforge.net   (629 words)

  Squirrel - MSN Encarta
Squirrels range in size from the pygmy squirrels of Africa, which are about 13 cm (5 in) long, to the giant squirrels of Asia, which are about 90 cm (36 in) long.
Except for the ground squirrels, the animals live mainly in trees, and their food is largely vegetable (especially nuts, seeds, and buds), although they occasionally eat insects.
The North American red squirrel is classified as Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, the eastern fox squirrel as Sciurus niger, the gray squirrel as Sciurus carolinensis, the European red squirrel as Sciurus vulgaris, and the 13-lined ground squirrel as Spermophilus tridecemlineatus.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761556073   (452 words)

  Squirrel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Squirrel is the common name for rodents of the family Sciuridae (from Greek skia "shadow" and oura "tail"; "tail that casts a shadow").
Squirrels are generally clever and persistent animals; in residential neighborhoods they are notorious for eating out of bird feeders, digging in potted plants either to bury or recover seeds, and for setting up house in sheltered areas including attics.
The squirrel is the mascot for the sorority Alpha Gamma Delta.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Squirrel   (2330 words)

 Eastern Gray Squirrel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) is a tree squirrel that is native to the eastern to midwestern United States and the eastern provinces of Canada.
Eastern Grey squirrels tend to be larger and stronger than Red Squirrels and have been shown to have a greater ability to put on fat before the winter.
Red Squirrels are also more affected by habitat destruction and fragmentation than the more adaptable Grey Squirrel, which has also contributed to a decrease in their numbers and a linked increase in the numbers of Eastern Grey Squirrels.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eastern_Gray_Squirrel   (952 words)

 A Squirrel Place Facts Section
Squirrel's belong to the order "Rodentia", with 1650 species, it is the largest group of living mammals.
Squirrels are usually born in the early spring.
The gray squirrel has been known to build a nest in many unusual places, in an attic or a crawl space seems to be the most common.
www.squirrels.org /facts.html   (924 words)

 Squirrel Recipes
Squirrel, along with rabbit, is one of the most popular of small game, but it is much more varied when it comes to edibility.
If the squirrels have been eating acorns, which can be judged by the area in which they are taken, they should be soaked in 1 tablespoon vinegar per quart of water overnight before cooking.
A young squirrel's meat is pink to rosy in color while raw; it turns a darker red as the animal ages.
ushotstuff.com /wg/SquirrelSmp.htm   (466 words)

 Squirrels: Minnesota DNR
Squirrels are accused of digging up laws as they bury acorns.
Foods of the red squirrel are many--nuts and seeds (especially of evergreen trees), berries, insects, bird eggs, and nestlings.
This squirrel is widespread in coniferous and mixed forests across Canada, the northern U.S. and mountain ranges.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /mammals/squirrels/index.html   (1037 words)

The gray squirrel is a member of the squirrel family, a group of rodents that includes the ground squirrels and flying squirrels, woodchucks and other marmots, prairie dogs, and chipmunks.
The dwarf flying squirrels from the same region have only one to three young: they are born with fur; their eyes are open; and they are able to eat solid food.
The tiny antelope ground squirrels of the American Southwest have been kept in captivity for up to four years, but the life span of those in the wild is believed to be about a year or less.
members.aol.com /LynneHa103/squirrel.htm   (1544 words)

 Squirrel Fishing
Early attempts to measure squirrel performance involved chasing them around and trying to guard all nearby trees by a sufficient number of researchers, but these efforts were mostly fruitless.
A smarter squirrel will discover after a while that it is better to bite through the string than simply pull on the peanut.
The highest mark on the squirrel performance scale is achieved when a subject is willing to hold on to the peanut or string while it is being lifted off the ground.
www.wafu.ne.jp /~yaz/en/squirrel_fishing.html   (0 words)

 Tree Squirrels | The Humane Society of the United States
This squirrel can be highly varied in coloration, ranging from a rufous tint to almost pure white, or even all dark or fl.
The western gray squirrel is a little longer and heavier than his eastern cousin, while the fox squirrel is the biggest of all—as long as 15 inches with a tail almost as long, and weighing up to three pounds.
Squirrels also occasionally eat bird eggs or nestlings, and may even pounce on small birds at feeders—much to the dismay of human witnesses who assume that squirrels are passive vegetarians.
www.hsus.org /wildlife/a_closer_look_at_wildlife/tree_squirrels.html   (461 words)

 Squirrel Information
Squirrels do fall, but they use their tail as a parachute and when they land their tail is used as a cushion.
Squirrels hide their food in many places, so if another squirrel or animal were to find it, the entire year's supply would not be lost.
Squirrels (the Red squirrel in particular) can destroy trees by tearing and eating the bark, they can become a nuisance in some "pine forests" and may need to be controlled.
members.aol.com /stokesart/squirrelinfo.html   (2076 words)

 Fox Squirrel
Squirrels are members of the highly successful rodent family, which includes members ranging in size from tiny mice to the South American Capabara, which is as big as a large dog.
Squirrels are also fond of the seeds found in the fruit of Osage Orange trees.
In northeast Kansas the town of Marysville is famous for a local population of fl squirrels.
www.gpnc.org /fox.htm   (980 words)

 Hinterland Who's Who - Eastern Grey Squirrel
Although the squirrel prefers to build its nest in a cavity inside a tree, it is often forced to resort to a leaf nest because of the scarcity of suitable tree dens and the unhealthy conditions of these dens after they have been lived in for several months.
Young squirrels in the nest are vulnerable to raccoons, snakes, and red squirrels.
Squirrel pie is considered a delicacy in parts of the United States but is not a staple food.
www.hww.ca /hww2.asp?id=89   (2358 words)

 Squirrel Fishing
Early attempts to measure squirrel performance involved chasing them around and trying to guard all nearby trees by a sufficient number of researchers, but these efforts were mostly fruitless.
A smarter squirrel will discover after a while that it is better to bite through the string than simply pull on the peanut.
The highest mark on the squirrel performance scale is achieved when a subject is willing to hold on to the peanut or string while it is being lifted off the ground.
www.eecs.harvard.edu /~yaz/en/squirrel_fishing.html   (636 words)

 Ground Squirrels
The little Harris’ antelope squirrel is often mistaken for a chipmunk; chipmunks, however, are higher elevation animals, while Harris’ antelope squirrel is a creature of the rocky deserts.
The rock squirrel is an omnivore, feeding on seeds, mesquite beans and buds, insects, eggs, birds, carrion, and a variety of fruits, including the fruit of barrel cactus and prickly pear.
During hot weather the squirrel seeks a cooler, shaded spot and lies down, spreading all legs out (it is frequently observed doing this on shaded tile patios in desert suburbs) presumably to dump heat from its body.
www.desertmuseum.org /books/nhsd_squirrels.html   (1127 words)

 SQuirreL SQL client: A single, open source front end to interact with your heterogeneous database environment
SQuirreL SQL Client is a program written in Java that allows you to view the contents of a database, issue SQL commands, and as you will see, perform a number of other functions.
SQuirreL detects the existence of db2java.zip in your classpath; consequently, you should see a check mark by IBM DB2 App Driver in the drivers list (see Figure 2).
SQuirreL SQL Client allows for users to install and create plugins that are designed to augment the functionality of the base application.
www-106.ibm.com /developerworks/db2/library/techarticle/dm-0312bhogal/index.html   (1651 words)

 Georgia Wildlife Web Site; mammals: Sciurus carolinensis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Gray Squirrel prefers hardwood forests of the Piedmont Region, mountains, and river and stream floodplains where an abundant supply of nuts, acorns, fruits, and flowers can be found.
The Gray Squirrel is very common in urban and suburban areas and is probably one of the most frequently seen wild mammals in the eastern United States.
The Gray Squirrel is readily distinguished from the Fox Squirrel by its smaller size, uniform gray color, and white belly.
museum.nhm.uga.edu /gawildlife/mammals/rodentia/sciuridae/scarolinensis.html   (437 words)

 squirrel - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Squirrel, common name for many rodents belonging to the same family as the woodchuck (Marmot), chipmunk, and prairie dog.
Hibernation is primarily associated with animals that live in cold climates, but scientists have learned that hibernation occurs in many animals...
Antelope-squirrel, also known as antelope ground squirrel, small rodent found in western North America.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=squirrel   (152 words)

 Squirrel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We have a VERY large oak tree in the backyard that is home to at least 3 squirrels.
Squirrel" sitting on the birdfeeder eating bird food and the birds sitting in the crook of the tree eating squirrel food.
Here are a few pics of the birds that share the back garden with the squirrels..
home.comcast.net /~thaines52/Squirrel.htm   (106 words)

 The Cellular Squirrel - Stefan Marti
The Cellular Squirrel is the latest prototype of an Autonomous Interactive Intermediary, which is a software and robotic agent that helps the user manage her mobile communication channels.
The Cellular Squirrel is part of a larger project that aims at adding elements of human style social intelligence to our mobile communication devices in order to make them more socially acceptable to both user and local others.
When a call comes in, it detects face-to-face conversations to determine social groupings, may invite input ("vetos") from the local others, consults memory of previous interactions stored in the location, and tries to assess the importance of the incoming communication by conversing with the caller.
web.media.mit.edu /~stefanm/phd/cellularsquirrel   (696 words)

 Squirrel Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
Squirrels are common rodents that have hairy tails and strong hind legs.
Tree squirrels are the squirrels that are common in cities.
Predators: Squirrels are hunted by the weasel, fox, hawk, eagle, lynx, bear, and coyote.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/mammals/rodent/Squirrelprintout.shtml   (252 words)

 Squirrel Wildlife Rehabilitation: Baby Squirrel or Orphaned Squirrel Feeding, Nutrition and Care
If there is no one listed for your state, there is a link at the bottom of that page that you can try or fill out the form at the bottom of the page and I will try to locate someone for you.
Wondering why cows milk is not a substitute milk for squirrels, see the Results Of Improper Diet pictures and they will show you why.
If you have squirrels in your attic and need some information on how to remove them in a humane way, please send a blank e-mail to Squirrel Relocation Information and it will be sent to you automatically.
www.squirrel-rehab.org   (678 words)

 Squirrel Proof Wild Bird Seed - About Squirrels
The amount of time a squirrel spends foraging changes with the seasons and availability of food, but always entails a significant part of a squirrel's day.
Considering the weight of the average squirrel (approximately a pound to a pound and a half), this is a considerably large quantity of food.
Furthermore, squirrels have a range of up to seven acres, so some of the squirrels seen at feeders may actually be from a distance away.
www.squirrelproof.ca /about-squirrels.html   (0 words)

 Squirrel Inc: Seven Highest Value Forms of Organizational Storytelling, business fiction
Squirrel Inc. introduces a cast of furry characters who together learn the art of storytelling in their quest to overcome obstacles, generate enthusiasm and teamwork, share important knowledge and ultimately lead their company into a new era of success and significance.
Squirrel Inc.’s executives are in varying degrees aware of the reasons for the firm’s decline.
The tale of Squirrel Inc. is about the use of storytelling as a set of tools to lift the firm out of its downward trajectory, to get individuals working together, to help to regenerate innovation, and to move the firm forward into the future.
www.stevedenning.com /squirrel.htm   (2330 words)

 NatureWorks - Red Squirrel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The red squirrel is a small squirrel with reddish to reddish-gray fur on top and a white or cream underside.
The red squirrel eats a wide-variety of foods including insects, seeds, bark, nuts, fruits, mushrooms and pine seeds or cones.
The red squirrel is most active in the early morning and the late afternoon.
www.nhptv.org /natureworks/redsquirrel.htm   (390 words)

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