Sciurus niger


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Noun1.Sciurus niger - exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United StatesSciurus niger - exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States
tree squirrel - any typical arboreal squirrel
genus Sciurus, Sciurus - type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels
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The distribution and ecology of the non-native tree squirrels Sciurus carolinensis and Sciurus niger in Northern California.
B, BM B B sampled BM Callosciurinae Callosciurus 0/7 0 4 2 1 0 0 erythraeus Callosciurus 5/57 5 0 26 11 14 1 prevostii Tamiops mcclellandii 0/2 0 0 2 0 0 0 Tamiops swinhoei 0/ 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 Ratufinae Ratufa macroura 0/ 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 Sciurinae Sciurus aureogaster 0/5 0 0 0 0 5 0 Sciurus carolinensis 0/12 0 0 0 0 0 12 Sciurus granatensis 0/22 0 0 4 0 18 0 Sciurus niger 0/2 0 0 1 0 1 0 Sciurus variegatoides 7f/212 46 0 63 0 103 0 Sciurus vulgaris 0/1 27 0 2 1 0 62 62 Xerinae Sciurotamias 0/9 0 1 2 0 6 0 davidianus Tamias sibiricus 0/1 0 0 0 0 1 0 Tamias striatus 0/6 0 1 0 0 5 0 Total 12f/468 51 9 101 12 220 75 * Swab samples were taken from the oral cavity of each investigated animal.
Steele and Koprowski (2001) recorded only 56 falls from more than 10 m during 20,000 hours of gray and fox squirrel (Sciurus niger) observations.
Wildfire and the evolution of dorsal melanism in fox squirrels, Sciurus niger. J.
Tree-dwelling Fox Squirrels (Sciurus niger) have also been observed in the diet of Bald Eagles (Southern 1964; Mabie and others 1995), and there are videos of this available on the internet.
A member of the class of 1967, the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel (Sciurus niger cinereus) was among the first animals considered to be threatened with extinction.
However, some squirrel species, such as the white neck squirrel Sciurus stramineus and the fox squirrel Sciurus niger, may also act as carriers of Leptospira interrogans (Diesch et al.
In Florida, USA, the Big Cypress fox squirrel (Sciurus niger avicennia) is also known to nest in bromeliads (Ditgen et al., 2007) and the exotic Mexican red-bellied squirrel (Sciurus aureogaster) introduced to Elliot Key, Florida, is known to use fibers of palm trees as nest material (Brown and McGuire, 1975).
The domestic cat (Felis catus), eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger), and insects were among the scavengers observed between Fall 2007-Fall 2008 at Millikin University.
National Wildlife Refuges, such as Chincoteague NWR in Virginia, have been instrumental in providing habitat and contributing to the knowledge of Delmarva fox squirrels (Sciurus niger cinereus).
4 4.3 Sigmodon hispidus 14 15.2 Oryzomys palustris 1 1.1 Mus musculus 4 4.3 Rats and mice (unidentified) 15 16.3 Small rodents (total) 38 41.3 Sciurus carolinensis 5 5.4 Sciurus niger 1 1.1 Sciurus sp.