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Eastern Gray Squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis

Description:

Genus: Sciurus. Female. A tree squirrel. Mostly gray fur with brown. White underside. Long bushy tail. Length of head and body: 23-30 cm (9-12 inches), Tail: 19-25 cm (7.5 - 9.8 inches). Weight: 400 - 600 g (14-21 oz.)

Habitat:

Naturally found in woodlands but also lawns and parks (this one at a public park in the middle of a small country town.) Native mostly to eastern and mid-west USA and southern portions of eastern Canada.

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4 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Ahhh! Standing squirrel! Super adorable!!!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 7 years ago

Or peak-a-boo. Yes, it was so adorable!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Fine! Were you playing Hide and Seek?

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

These are lovely Carol :)

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Palmerton, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Nov 23, 2012
Submitted on Nov 26, 2012

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