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Kentucky State Wild Game Animal

Eastern Gray Squirrel - click to see all mammal symbols
Gray squirrel photo © Marsha Ellison on Flickr (used by permission).
See All State Animals - Mammals.

Gray Squirrel

See gray squirrel video below

The gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) was designated the official state wild game animal of Kentucky in 1968.

Gray squirrel - click to see all state animal symbols
Gray squirrel photo by Joe Kosack; Pennsylvania Game Commission: PGC Public Photo Gallery See All State Animals - Mammals.
Eastern gray squirrel - click to see all state mammals
Gray squirrel photo © Brian Jorg no use allowed without a license (contact CritterZone: Animal - Wildlife Photography
for commercial application license).
Source:
Kentucky's State Symbols: KY Dept. Libraries & Archives
Kentucky Symbols: Kentucky.gov
Links:
All State Animals - Mammals


    

 

Kentucky Symbols & Icons:

animal - bird
horse - fish
butterfly - insect 
flower - garden
arboretum
tree - soil
fruit - drink
gem - fossil
mineral - rock
festivals
tug-of-war

flag - pledge
seal - motto
name - nickname
song - bluegrass
instrument
theater - musical
amphitheater
band - centers
language - bridge
locomotive - quarter
silverware pattern
 

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