Unique and unusual, this blond squirrel is a true art piece. In addition to the attractive leucistic fur, the base of this piece is a beautiful chunk of driftwood accented with natural habitat. This squirrel is sporting a bushy tail and thick blonde fur. All four paws are intact and head is looking slightly to the animal's left. The taxidermy quality rating on this fantastic squirrel mount is Excellent. An ideal piece to display in the trophy room, hunting lodge, cabin or office.
Scientific Name: Sciurus carolinensis
Due to their rare occurrence taxidermy mounts of Blonde Squirrels are not easy to come by. The blonde squirrel is a "leucistic" subgroup of the eastern gray squirrel and the fox squirrel. It is not a separate species of squirrel. The light fur color is a mutation in populations of gray squirrels, but it is rare.