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Tue May 22, 2018, 10:54 AM

Albino Squirrel!

Back in the Illinois homeland and went and found some white squirrles this morning in Olney (home of the white squirrel)
They arent real albinos but have a rare white fur coloration known as leucism from a recessive gene.
http://www.ci.olney.il.us/visitors/white_squirrels/index.php

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askyagerz May 2018 OP
hlthe2b May 2018 #1
CaliforniaPeggy May 2018 #2
Solly Mack May 2018 #3
AwakeAtLast May 2018 #4
askyagerz May 2018 #5
AwakeAtLast May 2018 #6
askyagerz May 2018 #7

Response to askyagerz (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2018, 11:24 AM

1. Cool... Stay out of the sun, little ones...

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Response to askyagerz (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2018, 12:02 PM

2. Wonderful photos!

Not only are they great photos, but the white coats are amazing to look at.

Beautifully caught!

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Response to askyagerz (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2018, 12:07 PM

3. Sweet!

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Response to askyagerz (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2018, 07:21 PM

4. Do you live there?

I live close by. I was surprised to see this, to be honest.

My cousin got credit for a class at OCC to count them.

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Response to AwakeAtLast (Reply #4)

Wed May 23, 2018, 10:53 AM

5. I grew up a few towns over in oblong and ste Marie area

But live in Oregon now. I'm home for my daughters graduation. Its crazy how many of them there really are there

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Response to askyagerz (Reply #5)

Thu May 24, 2018, 03:21 PM

6. My Mother's side is from Sumner

My Grandfather operated the Marathon station there. Small world, huh?

I lived and taught school in Indiana for 20 years after college, but moved back last year. I teach in Fairfield.

If you are ever back in the area we could meet-up at Dairy Dee!

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Response to AwakeAtLast (Reply #6)

Sat May 26, 2018, 08:26 PM

7. I know sumner pretty well

I grew up down on the embarrass on the jasper/Richland border. I go back about 4 times a year to see family. Next time I'm around I will give you a shout

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