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Fox Squirrel

Sciurus niger


Larger squirrel species for the area. Reddish/brown in color fading to grey on the backside.


Woodland habitat along the Mississippi River at Rock Creek County Park.


This frisky little squirrel just wouldn't leave me alone while I sat and waited for red headed woodpeckers to get close. He would chatter at me, run around the tree, and even come on the front side, almost bluffing me to come after him:)

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InêsVeloso 2 years ago

i love them :D

beaker98 2 years ago

Thanks InêsVeloso! That's very kind of you. Glad you like them:)

InêsVeloso 2 years ago

wow, these are some of the best pictures i've seen :D

beaker98 2 years ago

Thanks Jae. He was being cooperative and didn't even know it:)

Jae 2 years ago

Great footage, beaker98.

Iowa, USA

Lat: 41.75, Long: -90.32

Spotted on Mar 13, 2016
Submitted on Mar 14, 2016

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