Shelton, Connecticut: White Squirrels of Shelton

The white squirrels of Shelton are not albinos -- they have black eyes, not red. But they are white, and there are a lot of them. Then again, our last eyewitness sighting was in 1998....

Address:
Riverview Park, Shelton, CT
Directions:
Hwy 8 exit 14 into town. The squirrels are particularly abundant on the north side of town in Riverview Park, and on the south side of town along Coram Rd.
Hours:
2016: reported gone. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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White Squirrels of Shelton

No squirrels to be found anywhere. Asked some locals and we got answers ranging from "I don't know anything about squirrels" to "They are very rare, maybe nesr the courthouse in Derry." Waste of our time.

[Joe Ostrander, 03/20/2016]
Albino Squirrels

Albino squirrels also call Shelton home. According to the older residents, the albinos have been here for many years. And the numbers keep soaring.

[GordanT, 01/04/1998]

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