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Eastern grey squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis

Description:

Dumbarton Oaks Park, Georgetown, is not surprisingly squirrel paradise. This guy was busy hiding nuts away for the winter. Not photo shy!

Habitat:

City parkland.

Notes:

The same park had quite a few of the melanistic variant of the grey squirrel. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_squir...

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7 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

Thank you Emma, and thanks for spreading the word about Squirrel Appreciation Day!

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

adorable1

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

CindyBinghamKeiser has alerted me that today is Squirrel Appreciation Day! So post your squirrel pictures and stories to Project Noah today! And don't forget the Project Squirrel mission!
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/21...

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

I love them too Marketa! I actually have a folder with 250 squirrel pictures; Noah administrators will be horrified... ;-)

I love these animals

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

Agreed Alice. Pic was taken in November and he looked ready for winter.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Looks well-fed.

Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Lat: 38.92, Long: -77.06

Spotted on Nov 27, 2008
Submitted on May 6, 2011

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