Scientific Name: Sciurus carolinensis
Native Range: Eastern North America, Pennsylvania
Size: Head and Body: 23 – 30 cm (9.1 – 11.8 in); Tail: 19 – 25 cm (7.5 – 9.8 in); Adult weight: 400 – 600 g (14 – 21 oz)*
Active: Year round
Color and Appearance: Grayish fur with a white underside, color morphs include predominantly black or white individuals
Notes: Gray squirrels are an ecologically important forest regenerator in their native range. They are highly adaptable and have been introduced to across the world, particularly Europe. Outside their native range they care considered highly invasive.