Thursday, February 26, 2009

Photo du Jour, 02-26-09 Black Squirrel

Are they an invasive species? A mutation of the grays? Imported from Canada? According to Chicago Wilderness Magazine, "In the Midwest, as far as has been determined, all of the black squirrels are actually morphs of the gray squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis." For more about black squirrels, see "Rogers Park: Home to Black Squirrels." Chicago News Bench Merchandise Chicago News Bench RSS Feed