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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I suppose my gray squirrel is ever so much too big; but it 's nice and cosy, and you may warm your hands in it if you want to," said Polly, surveying her new woollen gloves with a dissatisfied look, though she had thought them quite elegant before.
In the silence that fell, she continued her caressing of his hair, while she idly watched a great gray squirrel, boisterous and hilarious, as it scampered back and forth in a distant vista of the redwoods.
During the same period as her volunteer work, Ackerman was also in the midst of a lengthy research project on gray squirrels for National Geographic (published in its November 1995 issue).
In woodland-surveillance videos, scientists have watched chipmunks, gray squirrels, and a thrush lunge at and hop over the vipers.