eastern grey squirrel


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Noun1.eastern grey squirrel - common medium-large squirrel of eastern North Americaeastern grey 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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According to the experts, black squirrels are a "melanistic" subgroup of the eastern grey squirrel and the fox squirrel.
Seebeck JH (1984) The Eastern Grey Squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, in Victoria.
Being a key conservation species on the British Isles and in Italy, this book also illustrates how the introduction of the alien Eastern grey squirrel Sciurus carolinensis and/or other exotic tree squirrel species are threatening the long-term survival of our native squirrel species.

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