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Ever See A Black Squirrel?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Gracefulspice, May 23, 2007.

  1. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've only ever seen 3 in my life time. I heard they are pretty rare. My husband and I walked out our back door yesterday and there one stood eating those helicopter seeds that fall from our tree. I quick went in and grabed the camera of course, took a few photo's. Then went back in to get a few shelled peanuts. I should have known to give my hens something to do cause when I threw the peanut, not only did the squirrel run for it but so did my hens. They all stoped dead in their tracks when each saw each other and the squirrel ran up the tree. I haven't seen him since. I hope it's still up there.
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  2. barg

    barg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    When I was 10, a very long time ago, I spent a summer chaseing around an albino robin.
    It was all white with a pink breast.
    I eneded up getting in the local paper for finding it.
    But iv'e never seen a black squirel, and ive seen alot of squirles.
     
  3. franfoley

    franfoley Out Of The Brooder

    I grew up in the Texas Hill Country and we had black squirrels.

    They are called rock Squirrels.

    Could it be a rock squirrel?
     
  4. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't know. I live in Pa. Never heard of a Rock Squirrel. We don't see these squirrels often at all. Grey Squirrels we have over stock of. I'm wondering if mabey it's someones pet because it didn't seem afraid of us at all.
     
  5. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Here is NY there are tons of Black Squirrels! Especially in the Northern areas.
     
  6. Country Gal

    Country Gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We've got a ton of the black squirrels in Michigan...
     
  7. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow...I guess it's not a freak of nature after all. Just not common here in Pa I guess.
    I'd like to see that albino robin that barg mentioned, that sounds awsome!!
    My B-in law found a albino deer fawn last year. I't's mother was hit by a car. Game Commision took it to a private rescue.
     
  8. Sherry

    Sherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have them in WV and VA. My favorite are fox squirrels.[​IMG]
     
  9. edbama2

    edbama2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. V Chic Chick

    V Chic Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't know they even existed!

    Pretty cute though [​IMG]
     

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