North American Biodiversity - Nina Zitani
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Black Squirrel I

High in the canopy of an old black walnut, a black squirrel is eating a pendulous catkin. In other words, the squirrel is eating the male flowers of the walnut tree (tree: "Juglans nigra", squirrel: melanistic eastern grey, "Sciurus carolinensis").

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