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Purple Squirrel Baffles Experts

Animals  (tags: england, wildlife, wild animals, squirrel, purple )

- 3859 days ago -
Teachers and pupils at Meoncross School in Stubbington, Hants, were amazed when they saw the creature through the window during a lesson. Since the squirrel, now nicknamed Pete, was first seen, it has become a regular fixture at the school but no one h


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Sheryl G (359)
Sunday December 21, 2008, 5:21 pm
Well he is pretty for sure, I hope it wasn't caused by him falling into chemicals or eating the ink like was mentioned, don't want him sick to be that color, but as they keep seeing him he appears fine.

Kathy W (299)
Sunday December 21, 2008, 5:22 pm
How wierd. LOL! Long as the squirrel is OK... Maybe from ink? or, maybe overdose of blueberries? Kind of cute though. We have lots of squirrels around here, but never seen a purple one.
Thanks Jacqueline.

Joycey B (750)
Sunday December 21, 2008, 5:38 pm
He stands out amongst the crowd. LoL.

Kathleen H (304)
Sunday December 21, 2008, 7:52 pm
This sure caught my attention! I hope his cool color isn't the result of something harmful to him!

David b (34)
Monday December 22, 2008, 12:53 pm
well I read the story in another UK newspaper and they also think it's been eating the ink but it sure looks healthy enough, pity they don't come in different colours then red or grey looks well
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