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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 ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/10886477/The-rise-and-rise-of-the-black-squirrel-caused-by-genetic-mutation.html

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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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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Jan 26, 2016 ... Despite their strange color, black squirrels are becoming more common than they may seem.

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We receive many questions about black squirrels. Two species of North American tree squirrels have black forms that occur naturally in certain parts of their ...

wesleying.org/2013/11/09/whats-the-deal-with-black-squirrels

Nov 9, 2013 ... The black squirrels often surprise newcomers. But they are just “a melanistic subgroup of the eastern grey squirrel,” as Wikipedia has it.

earthsky.org/earth/lifeform-of-the-week-black-squirrels-are-mutants-but-not-thugs

Mar 3, 2011 ... Black squirrels are just like Eastern gray squirrels, except with more fashionable genes.

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-561946/The-pack-mutant-black-squirrels-giving-Britains-grey-population-taste-medicine.html

Apr 26, 2008 ... But now the black squirrel has arrived - and is rampaging through parks and ... A study by Cambridge scientists shows that black squirrels now ...

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Mar 12, 2015 ... Sightings of black squirrels are increasing across the country, with a concentration in the south east, most probably where they were introduced ...

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Spotting a black squirrel for the first time can cause wonder, their shiny black coats so plain against the turf, compared with better-camouflaged gray squirrels.