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Description:

A Black squirrel spotted near the beach at Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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Central American dwarf squirrel
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2 Comments

Chris79
Chris79 6 months ago

Thanks pcooper1177 - I think I'm leaning towards that one, it looked a bit big to be the Dwarf one. I've found a few pictures of all black ones such as here https://www.treknature.com/gallery/Centr....

pcooper1177
pcooper1177 6 months ago

Ornithoptera80, this is a varigated squirrel - they can be black around Manuel Antonio - compare https://www.inaturalist.org/observations...

Chris79
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Quepos, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 18, 2020
Submitted on Jun 11, 2020

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