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Fox Squirrel

Sciurus niger

Description:

The eastern fox squirrel is the largest tree squirrel. It is 10-15 inches in length. It has three distinct color patterns. In the northeastern part of its range, it is gray above with yellowish undersides. In the western part of its range, it is gray above and rust colored on its undersides. In the southern part of its range, it is black with a white stripe on its face and a white tip on its tail.

Habitat:

Wildlife habitat yard.

Notes:

This squirrel was enjoying a relatively cool spot on a hot day.

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3 Comments

michellepark04
michellepark04 8 years ago

Cute

joanbstanley
joanbstanley 8 years ago

It was definitely enjoying the air flow through the metal mesh tabletop.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

That is one relaxed squirrel!

joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 12, 2013
Submitted on Jun 23, 2013

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