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Forgive my ignorance. What is squirrel tail?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kathyinmo, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Forgive my ignorance. I do not know what, "squirrel tail," is. Yes, I know what a squirrel's tail is like. Can you show me a picture of it, so I can figure it out, please?
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Don't have one with it at the moment, but a tail that arches back over the back toward the head would be a squirrel tail.
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    Japanese bantams have it. It's a bit funny looking.
  4. blackdotte

    blackdotte Songster

    Nov 18, 2008
    Google the UK Japanese bantam club web.ukonline.co.uk/japclub/Showing.htm
    & you will know.
  5. amazondoc

    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

    Mar 31, 2008
    Lebanon, TN
    A tail that's more upright than 90 degrees (vertical). People also sometimes call a tail carried at a high angle (but less than 90 degrees) a squirrel tail, but officially it's over 90.
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