black squirrel

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Noun1.black squirrel - fox squirrel or grey squirrel in the black color phase
tree squirrel - any typical arboreal squirrel
genus Sciurus, Sciurus - type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels
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Along with the black squirrels (yes, black), the highlight was a visit to the 200-year-old St Lawrence market, where you can buy virtually any food under the sun.
Encounters are rare - a few black squirrels or long-horned goats - the solitude only broken by the tinkling of cow bells.
This one probably ran off to find a new mating ground, because there have been other sightings of black squirrels in surrounding areas.
At Rule Gallery, the props of these dark dreamscapes referenced several of the most well-known sets: Two black squirrels from Gathering Paradise, 1991, clung to a wall amid three saturated-blue leaves from A Breeze at Work, 1987, and a tan snake from Walking on Eggshells, 1997.
MEMBERS of the public are being urged to report sightings of black squirrels for a project to track the invasive species in the UK.
The azure waters are brimming with VietnamAAEs best coral reefs, and the forests bustle with macaque monkeys and black squirrels, one of several species indigenous to Con Dao.
Black squirrels are very elusive, as soon as they see you they're away.
Estimates show there could be as many as 25,000 in the east of England Black squirrels are difficult to catch because they are very good at spotting if anything in their environment has changed and are naturally wary.
And if that isn't worrying enough, black squirrels, a darker coloured mutant of the greys, is sexually charged dynamite, twice as aggressive and, truly, in the words of one Cambridge geneticist "could overrun most of the Eastern counties within ten years.
As well as grey, red and albino, black squirrels can also be found in this country.