Black squirrel / Sciurus carolinensis in Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Black squirrel in Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The black squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) is a melanistic (dark-colored) subgroup of the eastern gray squirrel. Vancouver has a growing population of black squirrels after they were introduced to the Stanley Park Peninsula before 1914. The squirrels have thrived and spread throughout the Vancouver area. Black squirrels are common in the Midwestern United States, Ontario, Quebec, parts of the Northeastern United States and the United Kingdom.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download