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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.


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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mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 12 months ago

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

Tukup 12 months ago

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

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Florida, USA

Lat: 25.69, Long: -81.00

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

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