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Eastern Grey Squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis

Description:

This squirrel has a golden coloured tail. This is what I found: https://evilsquirrelsnest.com/2018/11/11... but others say it is a mutation...see links in Notes.

Habitat:

Taken by my cousin in his backyard in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.

Notes:

This photo was clicked by my cousin Prasenjit Dattaroy. He sent it to me because he wanted to know why this squirrel has a golden tail and if it is a mutation or an aberration. I have his permission to post it on PN ...I thought this was a cool fact to share. http://www.tighelory.com/2009/06/blond-t... https://www.wildlifeonline.me.uk/animals...

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SukanyaDatta
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SukanyaDatta

West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Spotted on May 27, 2021
Submitted on May 27, 2021

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