Bowling Green, Kentucky: White Squirrels of Bowling GreenBowling Green is the home of a large population of white squirrels with dark eyes. The majority live on the campus of Western Kentucky University.
The Kentucky Museum
- 1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY
- Souvenirs available at the Kentucky Museum Gift Shop, on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Take US Hwy 68 into downtown, then turn east onto Dogwood Ave. and onto the campus.
Visitor Tips and News About White Squirrels of Bowling Green
White Squirrels of Bowling Green
White squirrels can be spotted all over town, not just near the WKU campus. Best time to look for them is early in the morning.[Laura Martin, 08/21/2012]
Bowling Green, Kentucky is the home of a very large population of white squirrels with dark eyes. The majority live on the campus of Western Kentucky University.
The Kentucky Museum Gift Shop, located at the university, has an entire section of white squirrel memorabilia and items for sale. The local newspaper as well as the campus newspaper periodically write stories to explain the squirrels' presence or just to celebrate their existence.[Debra Jordam, 10/31/2008]