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Eastern Grey Squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis


The Eastern Grey squirrel is found in two different colour populations; black and grey. The colours change slightly in between the winter and summer. Other variations of colour include red and black fur which can be confused with the American Red Squirrel. The squirrels in this area are all healthy and lack signs of mange and other health problems. Colour variations in the area include; grey, grey and red, black, black and grey, and a mixture of all three colourings.


Eastern Grey Squirrels are found throughout North America, tending to live in wooded areas or close to birdfeeders and houses with gardens. There are albinos of this species but they have been spotted more often in the United States.

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Gabriela M
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Gabriela M

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 18, 2016
Submitted on May 19, 2016

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