White Squirrel Pisgah Penny is in the news. She is  Brevards’ white squirrel ambassador and helped to launch this year’s White Squirrel Festival Weekend. Pictured above is Channel 7 News Christine Scarpelli meeting Pisgah Penny for the first time. 

Brevard, North Carolina, is known for its population of white squirrels. These squirrels have a genetic mutation that causes their fur to be white instead of the typical gray or red. They have become a symbol of Brevard, and the town takes pride in their unique squirrel population.



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