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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.washingtonpost.com/local/squirrel-week-where-did-dcs-black-squirrels-come-from-blame-canada/2011/03/30/AFgnPaHC_story.html

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 ...

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.

www.skedaddlewildlife.com/the-difference-between-gray-and-black-squirrels

Sep 21, 2016 ... Ottawa is home to both black and gray squirrels. If you find any evidence of squirrels in your attic, call Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control.

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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 ...

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.

animals.mom.me/gray-vs-black-squirrels-5249.html

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.

www.washingtonian.com/2008/11/14/washingtoniana-black-squirrels-in-washington

Nov 14, 2008 ... Photo by Flickr user audreyjm529 “Can you find out if there are black squirrels all over Northwest DC because a pack of rare black squirrels ...

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