13 Feb '12, 3am

What Turned A Squirrel Purple in Jersey Shore, PA? | Care2 Causes

What Turned A Squirrel Purple in Jersey Shore, PA? | Care2 Causes

Yes, this post is about a squirrel that is purple and that was found in a town called Jersey Shore that is in Pennsylvania (i.e., not near the actual Jersey Shore). On Sunday, Connie and Percy Emert discovered a squirrel that is definitely purple as photos on AccuWeather , YahooNews and Facebook reveal. The Emerts said they have a number of bird feeders in their yard and that squirrels are constantly getting into them; Percy Emert has set up traps for the squirrels and releases them into the wild — and so, on Sunday, the Emerts found themselves getting a very good view of what was indeed a purple squirrel in one of the traps. After putting the squirrel into a larger cage so their neighbors could see their unexpected “guest,” the Emerts released the animal back into the wild. Not surprisingly, the squirrel has acquired both Twitter and Facebook accounts. Connie Emert opined...

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Did fracking turn this squirrel purple?

grist.org 14 Feb '12, 3pm

One of the explanations being floated for the purple squirrel recently captured in Pennsylvania : An organobromide overdos...

Purple squirrel captured in Pennsylvania

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RAINBOW RODENT: Percy and Connie Emert captured the squirrel on Sunday, Feb. 5. (Photo: Accuweather) A couple in Pennsylva...

Squirrel is purple

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