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Are White Squirrels Rare?

Are White Squirrels Rare?

White Squirrels are not considered rare White squirrels are not a separate species of squirrel, but rather a genetic variation of the Eastern gray squirrel that is characterized by a lack of pigmentation in their fur. This variation is caused by a genetic mutation...
White Squirrel Day 2021

White Squirrel Day 2021

For the seventh year in a row, Groundhog Day will be celebrated in Brevard, North Carolina as “White Squirrel Day.” However, unlike previous years, the popular downtown event that typically draws hundreds of excited on-lookers, is being replaced by a virtual-only...
Celebrate White Squirrel Day – February 2, 2020

Celebrate White Squirrel Day – February 2, 2020

For the sixth year in a row, Groundhog Day will be celebrated in Brevard, North Carolina as “White Squirrel Day.” On February 2, 2020, Brevard’s beloved ambassador white squirrel, Pisgah Pete, will once again take the helm at the city’s festivities and attempt to...