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Old 10-20-2009, 12:00 PM   #1
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Black Squirrels

Ever see one? I made a sandwich and walked up to the park to have lunch with a pal and there was about a dozen of them scarfing up black walnuts and chestnuts. They sure are fun to watch. The gray's don't seem to care for them much, they stayed away. No red's around here. (thank god) I didn't have the camera with me so tomorrow I'm going to see if I can get a pic. I love this time of year. Lunch in the park on a fall day is groovy!

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Old 10-20-2009, 12:08 PM   #2
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The squirrel population in the Village of Lewiston is almost exclusivly black. If you get just outside into the town, they are all grey. Like you said, they dont seem to intermingle.
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I've never seen a black one Pigs
Mostly gray around here with a few reds

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Old 10-20-2009, 02:14 PM   #4
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I saw one in Washington DC years ago, but have never seen one "in the wild" (citified squirrels don't count as wild).
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Old 10-20-2009, 03:59 PM   #5
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Only Red, Grey and Stripped here... all good eatin.
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Old 10-20-2009, 04:18 PM   #6
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I hear they taste like RATS
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Old 10-20-2009, 05:07 PM   #7
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more like rabbit actually :P
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Old 10-20-2009, 06:33 PM   #8
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Squirrels are good eating, especially the hind legs.

A small town near where I grew up has white squirrels.
http://www.ci.olney.il.us/Visitors/WhiteSquirrel.htm
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Old 10-20-2009, 06:54 PM   #9
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Thy are in the rodent family!
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We call them fox squirrels. Ya I know foxs are red, its just the way I was raised.
Alot of the times, they will have a white mask.
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