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Eastern gray squirrel

Sciuridae carolinensis

Description:

This is a medium size rodent that is quite mobile, scurrying from trees to the ground while selecting food and nuts for storage to carry it though the winter months.

Habitat:

This species predominates in the eastern and midwestern United States and in the eastern provinces of Canada

Notes:

There are, by some accounts, over one hundred species of tree squirrels.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.87, Long: -76.05

Spotted on Oct 27, 2013
Submitted on Oct 29, 2013

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