IN A FLASH: Swirled Squirrels

Rare, AF tri-color Kent State squirrel


As April begins, sharp-eyed visitors to campus should be on the lookout for rare, tri-color squirrels at Kent State.  These unique residents of our campus, formally classified as Sciuridae Swirlius are the product of interbreeding by black, gray and red squirrels. 

You can find out more about these interesting and colorful creatures living at Kent State by following this link.

Rare, AF tri-color Kent State squirrel


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POSTED: Sunday, March 31, 2024 12:33 PM
Updated: Monday, April 1, 2024 04:03 PM
Phil B. Soencksen
Bob Christy, senior photography coordinator, with Jeff Florentine, senior graphic designer, University Communications and Marketing