eastern gray squirrel


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Noun1.eastern gray squirrel - common medium-large squirrel of eastern North Americaeastern gray squirrel - common medium-large squirrel of eastern North America; now introduced into England
tree squirrel - any typical arboreal squirrel
genus Sciurus, Sciurus - type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels
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We suggest that the eastern gray squirrel might become more damaging to the two native diurnal species of tree squirrels in California, Sciurus griseus and Tamiasciurus douglasii, than the introduced eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger).
Herein, we report our findings on the association between coat color and antipredator behavior in the eastern gray squirrel.
In the present study, skeletal pathology was analyzed in a collection of eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) specimens.
The eastern gray squirrel can also be tan, brown or black.
The eastern gray squirrel is typically found in the Northeast, although it has progressively spread throughout the western states.
White-tailed deer, cottontail rabbits, several kinds of bats, Virginia opossum, eastern chipmunk, woodchuck, eastern gray squirrel, red squirrel, beaver, muskrat, red and gray fox, and coyote are among the many kinds of mammals you may see.
Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), raccoon (Procyon lotor), and white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) were among the most common mammals occurring at the site; eastern fox squirrel (S.
Sciurus Carolinensis--the common eastern gray squirrel, although this particular long toothed rodent was far from common, more like a cross between a sore-toothed grizzly bear on the Atkins Diet and a beaver with denial problems.
Several hundred years ago, deep in the ancient virgin forests of the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, an eastern gray squirrel forgot where he buried an acorn.
Wildlife fecal samples were collected from white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), American beaver (Castor canadensis), northern raccoon (Procyon lotor), Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana), and eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) in addition to fecal samples from domestic cows (Bos taurus) and horses (Equus caballus).
Adler and Rothman represent extremes in human response to that remarkable, and remarkably vexing, native American mammal known as the eastern gray squirrel.

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