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Sciurus niger tufuenter
These squirrels gather nuts, seeds, roots, berries and whatever humans are willing to offer them. They build nests in trees out of sticks and leaves.
Varieties of this squirrel are found across North America, but this specific variety are located across California at lower elevations, typically below 4000 ft.
This little guy is eating half an apricot I 'shared' with him
Lat: 37.82, Long: -122.00
Spotted on Aug 1, 2010
Submitted on Apr 2, 2011