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Squirrel, observed in probable ancient woodland

Observed: 19th November 2011 By: mumbles head

Squirrel, do markings indicate past cross-breeding of red and grey squirrels?

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) interacts


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Red greys

Reddish fur occurs on young Grey Squirrels.

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Yep its definitely a Carolina

Yep its definitely a Carolina tree rat!

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Grey squirrel

Young grey squirrels can have a lot of red in their fur. Normally this grows out as they get older but there is much evidence of British grey squirrels keeping their juvenile pelage into adulthood.

Graham Banwell

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