Black Fox Squirrel
The Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger) is a rodent in the Sciuridae family of squirrels. The black fox squirrel is found in the east or southern region of North America.
William Dwight Whitney The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1911)
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