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Squirrels

Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae

Species on page - 7 species in 5 genera depicted (out of 285 species in 58 genera)

+ Eastern grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
+ Fox squirrel (Sciurus niger)
+ Guianan squirrel (Sciurus aestuans)
+ California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
+ Golden mantle squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis)
+ Cape ground squirrel (Xerus inauris)
+ Red-tailed squirrel (Notosciurus granatensis) misc

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Eastern gray squirrel

Squirrelzilla

squirrel

Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
from Greek: skia - shadow + oura - tail
Wesleyan University, Connecticut
October, 2012

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Squirrel getting POed

monarch

Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) - melanistic variant
Poison oak ( )
Natural Bridges, Santa Cruz
October 26, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Squirrel

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Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Newark, New Jersey
November 8, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Squirrel

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Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Newark, New Jersey
November 8, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Squirrel

squirrel

Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Newark, New Jersey
November 8, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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florida 2021
Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Williams Island, Florida
April 19, 2021
Canon R5

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florida 2021
Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Williams Island, Florida
April 19, 2021
Canon R5

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When squirrels pay the harmonica

florida 2021
Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Williams Island, Florida
April 19, 2021
Canon R5

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Squirrel

eleanor pardee park

Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Eleanor Pardee Park
August 19, 2021
Canon R5
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palo alto 2021

Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Rinconada Community Garden
Palo Alto 2021
August 15, 2021
Canon R5

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California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)

Posin'

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California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels, and chipmunks)
Stanford Dish
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Squirrel 'n Oates'

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California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels, and chipmunks)
Stanford Dish
June 5, 2021
Canon 7Dmark2

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A big thistle for my squirrel friend

squirrel

California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Stanford Dish

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Squirrely

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California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Don Edwards National Shoreline
Alviso Area
November 3, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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alum rock state park

California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Alum Rock State Park
January 12, 2020
Canon 7dmark2

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Token mammal

merced

California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Merced National Wildlife Reserve
January 18, 2021
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

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alum rock state park 2021

California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Alum Rock State Park
Bioblitz
March 13, 2021
Canon 7dmark2

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Fox squirrel (Sciurus niger)

Fox or squirrel

kelley park

Fox squirrel (Sciurus niger)
Family: Sciuridae
Kelley Park
December 8, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Cal Campus

"I promise"

squirrel
Tree squirrel
May 30, 2014

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Golden mantle squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis)

Golden mantle

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Golden mantle squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis)
Mount Glory
Wyoming
August 21, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Cape ground squirrel (Xerus inauris)

Squirrely

Cape ground squirrel (Xerus inauris)
Family: Sciuridae
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Squirrel

Mountain ground squirrel (Xerus princeps)
Namibia
August 19, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2
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Squirrel heaven

Mountain ground squirrel (Xerus princeps)
Namibia
August 26, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2
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Red-tailed squirrel (Notosciurus granatensis)

Giant squirrel

panama

Red-tailed squirrel (Notosciurus granatensis)
Family: Sciuridae
Pipeline road
Panama
July 14, 2018
Canon 7DmarkII

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Guianan squirrel (Sciurus aestuans)

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Guianan squirrel (Sciurus aestuans)
Family: Sciuridae
Minas Gerais
August 2, 2019
Canon EOS 7Dmark II

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Related pages
+ Cebidae: Squirrel monkeys

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Rodents

+ Capybara
+ Squirrels
+ Agouti
+ Mice and rats

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Last modified: September 29, 2021
Renamed: April 25, 2017 (from squirrels.html)
> Created: October 25, 2012
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