grey squirrel

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grey squirrel

a grey-furred squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, native to E North America but now widely established
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Medium and large mammals (size range of common muskrat, Ondatra zibethicus, and eastern gray squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, to white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, and bison, Bison bison) were assessed at Shelby Farms Park during the summer and fall of 2010.
Overall, we found the eastern gray squirrel, raccoon, and white-tailed deer to be among the most common species at the site; eastern fox squirrel, North American river otter, and American mink were among the least common.
Coefficients and odds ratios used eastern gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) for the reference level.
In the four larger prey groups, frequencies of occurrence were 17% for eastern gray squirrels, 16% for red squirrels, 15% for birds, 12% for eastern chipmunks, 3% for snowshoe hares, and 1% for ruffed grouse.
The chipmunk group comprised eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus), and the squirrel group included red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) and eastern gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinenesis).

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