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Mangrove fox squirrel

Sciurus niger avicennia

Description:

Also known as the Big Cypress Fox Squirrel, this fellow hardly remained still for a moment! The species has several color variations.

Habitat:

Seen around Big Cypress National Preserve.

Notes:

Listed as threatened in the state of Florida, it is only found southwest of Lake Okeechobee and south of the Caloosahatchee River.

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2 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah a year ago

Thanks for your comment, Tukup. It was a first for me too!

Tukup
Tukup a year ago

Cool. That's a new one for me. Thanks.

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 20, 2015
Submitted on Apr 1, 2019

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