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Western Gray Squirrel

Sciurus griseus griseus


unusual coloration is currently being investigated!


CSU Chico campus.


A group of at least five individuals have this color abnormality in the same locale. Many others have also been collected from all over the state since 1946 and are housed in the college Vertebrate Museum.

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Archer 07
Archer 07 5 years ago

I also spotted a western gray squirrel in Chico that has a reddish-brown coloring on most of its body. I posted a "spotting" in the mission you started for these unique squirrel. I hope you enjoy it.

DanielePralong 6 years ago

Interesting mission! Good luck!

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Chico, California, USA

Spotted on Oct 22, 2014
Submitted on Jan 18, 2015

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