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The black squirrel occurs as a "melanistic" subgroup of both the eastern gray squirrel and the ... Black squirrels are well established in the Quad Cities area along the Iowa-Illinois boundary. According to one story, recounted in the book The ...

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Jun 9, 2014 ... Scientists discover a genetic mutation that is causing black squirrels to develop darker fur and could give them greater immunity.

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Black Squirrels. Sighting a black squirrel for the first time is exciting. Despite its appearance, a black squirrel in Massachusetts is actually an eastern gray squirrel ...

www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2016/01/23/black-squirrels-in-michigan/78362460

Jan 23, 2016 ... Most black squirrels in Michigan are a color variation of the common Eastern gray squirrel, not a separate species.

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Anyone who has lived in Reedsburg for any length of time, or has visited its many parks, can't help but notice the preponderance of black squirrels scurrying ...

bangordailynews.com/2015/11/11/news/midcoast/the-mysterious-origins-of-the-black-squirrels-inhabiting-lincoln-county

Nov 11, 2015 ... Although more or less a typical rodent, black squirrels are a source of myth, legend, and local pride among some of the communities they ...

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Apr 1, 2011 ... The first batch of black squirrels — eight in number — was sent to the National Zoo in 1902 by Thomas W. Gibson, Ontario's superintendent for ...

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Mar 12, 2015 ... The grey and black squirrels are the same species. They do not fight and there is no great big conspiracy of aggressive mutant invaders.

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The interaction between black squirrel towns is civil and downright cooperative, compared to the heated fracas between White Squirrel Towns. Black squirrels ...

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Aug 18, 2015 ... They typically are a grayish color, brown or an orangey red, but recent black squirrels sightings in one Northland neighborhood have residents ...