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Common Name:Squirrel, Eastern Gray
Scientific Name:Sciurus carolinensis
Area:Oregon State Capitol
Date:November 15, 2003

The Eastern Gray Squirrel, which has been introduced here to the Pacific Northwest, is smaller than our native Western Gray Squirrel. However it seems to tolerates people better and does well in our urban settings.

Reference:Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest by Kozloff / National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals byWhitaker