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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 ...


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 ...


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


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


What are black squirrels? Where are they found? What gives them their black color? Are they a separate species? Here, we will answer these and many more  ...


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


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.


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 ...


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.