You had a squirrel build a nest then now see babies that look like rats tail is not bushy are these squirrels or have rats taken over in 2 weeks?
Those a baby squirrels.
They are born blind and pretty well naked and looking a lot like baby rats until their fur grows in.
The numbat is a small, squirrel-sized marsupial of Australia. It is not related to squirrels at all, as Australia does not have squirrels. It feeds exclusively on termites. A strikingly attractive animal, it does have a bushy tail, though not as bushy as a squirrel's. It is unique in the way it holds its tail straight up when it is moving. See the related link below for a picture.
A squirrel is a usually small animal that runs up trees for safety A squirrel is a small mammal commonly found in forest areas and even where there are large densities of people, such as the city. It is also any rodent with a large, bushy tale. It can be many different colours, such as gray, brown or red.
A squirrel is any one of the small rodents in the family Sciuridae. Squirrels are generally small animals, ranging in size from the African pygmy squirrel, at 7-10 cm (2.8-3.9 in) in length, and just 10 g (0.35 oz) in weight, to the Alpine marmot, which is 53-73 cm (21-29 in) long, and weighs from 5 to 8 kg (11 to 18 lb). Squirrels have slender bodies with bushy tails and large eyes.
ˈskwər(ə)l/ noun noun: squirrel; plural noun: squirrels 1. an agile tree-dwelling rodent with a bushy tail, typically feeding on nuts and seeds. a related rodent of the squirrel family. the fur of the squirrel. verb verb: squirrel; 3rd person present: squirrels; past tense: squirrelled; past participle: squirrelled; gerund or present participle: squirrelling; past tense: squirreled; past participle: squirreled; gerund or present participle: squirreling 1. hide money or something of value in a safe place. "the…
They have bushy tails to use as a ruder, sort of, it is to steer them when they 'fly' (really just jump and glide) and when the are walking and climing they use it as balance. Its bushy because a.) to keep wrm (when it is cold they rap it around them) and b.) it is the perfect balance and size. Hope this helped you!