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The Brunette Squirrel Revealed as Britain's Little Known Fourth Variety of the Nut-Eating Rodent

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, squirrels, UK )

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First it was the red and the grey squirrel, and then the black. Now scientists have recorded a fourth type of squirrel living in the UK - a brunette variety.

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Sunday October 7, 2012, 9:33 am
I think squirrels have been fooling around with other squirrels not of their own color....see, love is color blind.

Rhonda Maness (580)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 9:55 am
Thanks Cher

Talya H (10)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 6:20 pm
Thanks for the share!

Bianca D (87)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 6:29 pm
I love it when this type of discovery is made. Thanks Cher!

paula eaton (30)
Monday October 8, 2012, 12:44 am
Another lovely photo. Thanks Cher.

Veronique L (209)
Monday October 8, 2012, 4:08 am
The brunette is a lovely name!! Gorgeous animal

Veronique L (209)
Monday October 8, 2012, 4:09 am
And this is an awesome discovery!!

paul m (93)
Monday October 8, 2012, 5:34 am

Nice one

Brittany D (28)
Monday October 8, 2012, 7:59 am
Squirrels are so cute!

Suzanne L (99)
Monday October 8, 2012, 2:28 pm
Love squirrels. We have the black and grey ones around here but none with those tufty ears. I've spotted a couple of blonde ones in the last few years off and on.

Carol H (229)
Monday October 8, 2012, 7:41 pm
beautiful !!!
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