Yes, yes, also these small, clever animals are considered to be among the most intelligent animals in the world. In fact, it’s hard to deny because cleverness often is the manifestation of intelligence.
Squirrels are basically self-taught – they learn by observing fellow squirrels, especially when it comes to stealing food.
Many experiments have shown that they learn to recognize the lack of food faster than its presence. Also, there are indications that squirrels see other squirrels as possible food thieves, so they quickly acquire new skills through observation.