The Toronto Star has an interesting article about the past, present and future of the introduced Eastern grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) in the U.K. and Europe. Coming from Canada, the article gives the perspective on a relationship with a native animal many people consider pests. For more ISW posts about the Eastern grey squirrel invasion (and the associated European decline of the red squirrel, S. vulgaris), click here.
|A baby grey squirrel||Red squirrel photo by Steffe - look at those ears!!!|
Thanks to John T. from Birds Etcetera for sending in a link to the article.