Squirrels

Gray squirrel © Ellen Farmer
Gray squirrel © Ellen Farmer

Most New Englanders are familiar with the ever-present gray squirrel. An extremely adaptable species, squirrels are at home everywhere from midtown parks to oak forests. Learn More

Sighting a black squirrel for the first time is exciting. Despite its appearance, a black squirrel in Massachusetts is actually an eastern gray squirrel in disguise. Learn more