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Eastern Gray Squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis

Description:

Spotted this juvenile (Eastern?) squirrel in a suburban backyard. I do not think it is albino because its eyes appear to be dark (not pink or blue).

1 Species ID Suggestions

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago
Eastern Gray Squirrel
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray Squirrel - Sciurus carolinensis - Overview


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3 Comments

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

You're very welcome. Nice spotting!

cchellis22
cchellis22 7 years ago

Fyn, Daniele
Thank you. I agree that this is an Eastern Leucistic Grey squirrel. I first spotted the young squirrels - 2 grey and 2 white - high in a tree. It has only been in the past week that I have seen 2 of them - 1 white and 1 grey - on the ground.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

Hi cchellis22! If it's eyes are dark it's a leucistic grey(Eastern grey squirrel):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucism

cchellis22
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cchellis22

Columbus, Ohio, USA

Spotted on May 16, 2013
Submitted on May 16, 2013

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