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Just south of Asheville, the town of Brevard is home to rare white squirrels. (Rumor has it that the population derives from an escaped carnival squirrel.)…

Who’s right? Some NC animals disagree with Punxsutawney Phil’s Sunday morning call…Brevard celebrated its sixth annual White Squirrel Day and to commemorate the event, the town’s own white squirrel ambassador, Pisgah Pete, …

White Squirrel Day: Pisgah Pete says we’ll have six more weeks of winter at Brevard event
BREVARD — Pisgah Pete, the town’s adopted rescue squirrel and goodwill ambassador, predicted with confidence that Western North Carolina will …

Pisgah Pete predicts early spring at White Squirrel Day

No groundhog needed to mark spring here. N.C. town uses a squirrel. A white one. News & Record

No groundhog needed to mark spring here. NC town uses this ‘darned cute’ rodent. Charlotte Observer

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Pisgah Pete Set To Predict, Squirrel Count Returning Transylvania Times

City of Brevard prepares for the 5th annual White Squirrel Day News 13 WLOS

Brevard celebrates White Squirrel Day on Feb. 2. Mountain Xpress

Chimney Rock plans Groundhog Day event; White Squirrel Day to be held in Brevard Blue Ridge Now

5 things to do groundhog day, super bowl, puppy bowl Blue Ridge Now

Celebrate groundhogs galore — and a squirrel — this weekend Asheville Citizen Times

Move Over, Phil: Pisgah Pete Predicts Perfectly Gun & Garden

Brevard White Squirrels Atlas Obsura

White Squirrel Festival, Brevard Romantic Asheville

White Squirrel Wars Roadside America

White Squirrels: Truth or Tale? NC Field Family

Brevard’s famous squirrels branch out into Henderson County
Blue Ridge Now

Squirrels of White NY Times

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