Can Red Squirrels And Grey Squirrels Interbreed?

Can grey squirrels be red?

According to what I have read about eastern gray squirrels, it’s not uncommon for them to have an occasional red tinge.” Recently
we have seen several squirrels with a decidedly reddish tint to their tails and hindquarters. We have also seen a few with an overall reddish color.

Do grey squirrels inbreed?

Poor invaders. “It has been thought since the 1930s that grey squirrels were all the same, spreading across the country as one invasion front. After a century, genetics has proved that this isn’t correct. They are not that good at breeding and mixing – in fact there are clear signs of inbreeding,” said Dr Signorile.J

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