Cassville, Missouri: Home of the White-Gray Squirrels

Not albinos, but the town promotes them anyway.
775 Main St., Cassville, MO
The heart of downtown is at the junction of Hwys 248, 112, 86, 76, and 37.
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White Squirrels of Cassville

A small town south of Marionville, Missouri, Cassville also has a significant population of (non albino) white squirrels. My source: Lived there for 20 years (4th generation resident). We had several breeding pairs in our back yard. They are protected there also.

Most live in the Oak Hill/Presley Dr. area but they are scattered all over town.

[TPoole, 10/29/2011]
Home of the White-Gray Squirrels

Cassville, Missouri, is the home of white gray squirrels. These squirrels are not albinos. They sometimes have tan or buff color on their bellies or rarely a buff colored tail. I think that Marionville, MO, which is located 30 miles northeast of Cassville, has albino fox squirrels. We had someone in the nature center [at Roaring River State Park] over the weekend that claimed Cassville stole their squirrels from Marionville. So the saga goes on.

[Merle Rogers, Park Naturalist, 05/10/2000]

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