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Sciurus carolinensis (eastern gray squirrel)

Not really an endemic species - somehow it is introduced from the Eastern half of North America. They only live in the Vancouver and Victoria part so far, but apparently they can kick out our local species. This poor little guy seems to be missing a leg, but I only noticed when I looked at the photos at home.


Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Saturday, March 26th, 2005 at 5:31 PM
Exposure: 1/13 sec at f2.8
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 18% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 700mm lens on a 35mm camera
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia, Capital RD, Langford, Goldstream Provincial Park
Scientific Name: species related to Sciurus carolinensis (eastern gray squirrel)
Tag: invasive
Larger image: 1333 x 2000
Raw image: 1222 x 1833

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