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Black Squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis

Description:

Baby Black Squirrels -- they made a nest on a balcony behind some stored boxes. Their nest is safely tucked away in a corner, and they are not bothered by anybody. Tiny, fur-less with a mouse-like tail. As adults, they are large and have a bushy tail.

Habitat:

Found throughout Canada & USA -- they are quite adaptable and common.

Notes:

The black squirrel is a melanistic subgroup of the eastern grey squirrel.

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5 Comments

alina
alina 7 years ago

thanks guys. they are quite endearing. it's the first time i get to see them so young.

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 7 years ago

Lovely pups and pictures, alina.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 years ago

Awesome! Thanks for sharing, alina :-)

alina
alina 7 years ago

yes definitely -- an adult squirrel visits them regularly.

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

alina,is there any care taking by adults?

alina
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alina

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Aug 10, 2013
Submitted on Aug 14, 2013

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