A black red squirrel watches me mistrustfully from the safty of his tree in the sächsische schweiz, near Dresden, Germany.
Excerpt from Wikipedia:
The red squirrel or Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is a species of tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus common throughout Eurasia. The red squirrel is an arboreal, omnivorous rodent.
_The coat of the red squirrel varies in colour with time of year and location. There are several different coat colour morphs ranging from black to red. Red coats are most common in Great Britain; in other parts of Europe and Asia different coat colours co-exist within populations, much like hair colour in some human populations. The underside of the squirrel is always white-cream in colour. _
Taken with a Cannon EOS 450D with a Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens. f/5.6, ISO-800, 1/14sec, 200mm.Slight colour correction using GiMP.