Had a walk around campus this afternoon with a friend, and took some pictures for fun.
“I’m going to see if I can take a picture of this squirrel.” I said to my friend. “Though I’m not sure he’ll be that photogenic.”
Success! This black squirrel was just photogenic enough for me to take a picture before he leapt off to bury more acorns.
Black squirrels are pretty common on campus, as well as eastern gray and fox squirrels and lots of chipmunks. Black squirrels are smaller than the other types. Red, fox, and gray squirrels are more common in my hometown, and the chipmunks and black squirrels are less common.