The fox squirrel is the largest tree squirrel in North Carolina, nearly twice the size of the more common gray squirrel. It lives primarily in mature longleaf pine and.
Fox squirrels are a bit more rare than the eastern gray squirrel in North Carolina but they are definitely around. Many in our state likely go their whole lives.
Learn what fox squirrel habitat looks like and put a colorful, oversized tree rodent in your The first thing he did upon his arrival was to stop at the N.C. Wildlife.
Outfoxing Fox Squirrels. These large and beautifully colored squirrels are found at longleaf pine forests in southeastern N.C., but they aren't easy to bag.
By Madison Hinshaw. If you've ever seen what you thought was a gray squirrel on steroids, what you actually saw was most likely a fox squirrel.
They're sometimes described as squirrels on steroids: bushy, bouncy, often black and big. Really big – twice the size of an ordinary gray.