THERE’S ‘AN UNCOMMON TYPE OF AN UNCOMMON THING’ IN TORONTO’S ANNEX – A TUXEDO SQUIRREL

TUXEDOSQUIRREL1An extremely rare black and white squirrel is getting more than its 15 minutes of fame in The Annex and the TORONTO press. The unique little rodent has a white nose and ears. Its paws and tail are a mixture of white and black.

Alana Johns, a professor at the University of Toronto, took these pictures on her way to work. “I had never seen anything like it,” she told Metro News. David Sugarman of the Ontario Science Centre commented “the nice symmetry of of its colouration is quite special. It’s an uncommon type of uncommon thing.”

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