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Mangrove fox squirrel

Sciurus niger avicennia


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


Seen around Big Cypress National Preserve. It is only found southwest of Lake Okeechobee and south of the Caloosahatchee River in Florida.


Listed as threatened in the state of Florida.

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mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 3 weeks ago

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

Tukup 3 weeks ago

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

Florida, USA

Lat: 25.69, Long: -81.00

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


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