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Eastern Fox Squirrel

Sciurus niger


gray fur on top and mustard fur on underside; tail is brown-gray and bushy; big black eyes; about the size of a small-ish rabbit


I see them everywhere. They especially like to live in the attic above my room. :-/


It kept making a sneezing sound---I think it might've had a respiratory disease. That, or it inhaled too much insulation. :-) :-/

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the_tajminator 9 years ago

cute little thing I love squirrels so much

Anna24 10 years ago

My dad CLAIMS he released him...but I'm not sure if I should believe him or not.

KarenL 10 years ago

Did you trap this guy in your attic? What happened to him - was he released?

ScottRasmussen 10 years ago

I think the big squirrels are Fox Squirrels:

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 15, 2012
Submitted on Apr 16, 2012

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