Black squirrels are wicked cool creatures and may eventually be the primary type of squirrel that we see. The black fur on these squirrels is caused by a genetic variation in common grey and fox squirrels. However, along with a different colored fur these squirrels appear to have superior abilities to deal with cold weather.
Let’s take a look at what might make Black Squirrels the squirrel of the future!
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