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Old May 29, 2010, 11:32 AM   #1
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Default Sherman's fox squirrel

I have been out of town and out of touch for a while. We were visiting my Wife's uncle in Summerfield, Florida. I did not take the best wildlife equipment but did catch a new species for me.The Sherman's fox squirrel is on the threatened species list in Florida. They are about two times larger then our Grey Squirrels.

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Old May 29, 2010, 11:55 AM   #2
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That is a new one for me as well, nice captures!
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Old May 29, 2010, 1:01 PM   #3
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Nice to see these. Both peninsular Florida races of Fox Squirrel are in serious decline due to habitat loss, and while listed as threatened, should be considered as endangered. The more southern race (the Big Cypress or Mangrove Fox Squirrel) is in even worse shape then Sherman's. Thanks for posting them.
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Old May 29, 2010, 3:46 PM   #4
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Great creature, first one for me to, thanks for posting

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Old May 29, 2010, 4:42 PM   #5
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Interesting species. Thanks for sharing.

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Old May 31, 2010, 7:10 PM   #6
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Some really fine photos of a very photogenic rodent!! Good to see some of your great work here again!
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Very interesting and terrific to get such a rare shot, well done.

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Good job Ed, first time I've seen one also.

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