These two characters managed to bypass the defenses I have successfully setup to discourage the most creative squirrels. Here are a couple of the smallest squirrels, the nocturnal flying squirrels. Per Mass Audubon, northern and southern flying squirrels inhabit Massachusetts, but they only emerge at night. They average about 10 to 15 inches long and have flat tails for gliding through the air.
Photo by Ron Gemma