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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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In the Southeast, there is a melanistic form of the fox squirrel, but here in Chicagoland, it is usually a dark gray squirrel. So, this article is as much about gray squirrels as it is black squirrels.
Speaking of stylish outfits, I've seen gray squirrels in all-white and all-black coats.
Both species preferred a variety of food items at RSABG, yet observations at several urban/suburban parks indicated gray squirrels were limited in food choices (Ortiz 2014).
Gray squirrels continued to be restricted in food choices based on the habitat in which they were found.
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An epizootic of fibramatosis in gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) in Florida.
Gray squirrels can weigh between 15 and 24 ounces and are 16 to 24 inches in length.
The bellies of fox squirrels are tan or gold compared to the white bellies found on gray squirrels. Their mating habits are similar to those of the gray squirrel.
Out of 88 snake-hunting bouts caught by his 2,000 hours of video, 6 featured dramatic episodes of harassment: 3 starred a gray squirrel; 2, a chipmunk, and 1, a pair of wood thrushes.
We classified each box as: (1) a primary nesting site of flying squirrels; (2) a feeding station of flying squirrels; (3) a nesting site of gray squirrels, or as (4) "other." Primary nesting sites of flying squirrels had large amounts of nesting material (shredded bark, moss or lichens) and were consistently used by several squirrels simultaneously.
And also in England, the native red squirrel has gradually been pushed out of its habitat by the gray squirrel from North America.