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(Animals) a grey-furred squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, native to E North America but now widely established elsewhere
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Think, Natty, how I should triumph over that quizzing dog, Dick Jones, who has failed seven times already this season, and has only brought in one woodchuck and a few gray squirrels.
Hilda was back in a few moments wearing a long gray squirrel coat and a broad fur hat.
A catbird, the Northern mocker, lit in a tree over Tom's head, and trilled out her imitations of her neighbors in a rapture of enjoyment; then a shrill jay swept down, a flash of blue flame, and stopped on a twig almost within the boy's reach, cocked his head to one side and eyed the strangers with a consuming curiosity; a gray squirrel and a big fellow of the "fox" kind came skurrying along, sitting up at intervals to inspect and chatter at the boys, for the wild things had probably never seen a human being before and scarcely knew whether to be afraid or not.
Miss Sawyer had bought her niece a nice gray squirrel muff and tippet, which was even more unbecoming if possible, than Rebecca's other articles of wearing apparel; but aunt Jane had made her the loveliest dress of green cashmere, a soft, soft green like that of a young leaf.
I suppose my gray squirrel is ever so much too big; but it 's nice and cosy, and you may warm your hands in it if you want to," said Polly, surveying her new woollen gloves with a dissatisfied look, though she had thought them quite elegant before.
In the silence that fell, she continued her caressing of his hair, while she idly watched a great gray squirrel, boisterous and hilarious, as it scampered back and forth in a distant vista of the redwoods.
Fibramatosis was observed in hundreds of gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) in seven counties on the east coast of peninsular Florida in an epizootic lasting from Fall 1998 to early Summer 1999 (Terrell et al.
Two species of gray squirrels inhabit the United States: the western gray and the eastern gray.
In woodland-surveillance videos, scientists have watched chipmunks, gray squirrels, and a thrush lunge at and hop over the vipers.
The story had been that these big, bulky gray squirrels simply bullied the red squirrels.
We compared abundance, habitat use and diurnal activity patterns of sympatric populations of fox squirrels (Sciurus niger) and gray squirrels (S.