This happy Eastern Grey Squirrel pauses for only a short moment as he explores his world. He still has no notches on his fresh young ears. OK, then, so far, so good.

Photo taken in The Great Smoky Mountains near Franklin, North Carolina, USA

© Jean Gregory Evans

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS 1/160s 100mm f/5.7 ISO-400


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A lover of art and nature, Jean adores animals, whimsy, smiles, and chocolate chip cookies, not necessarily in that order.

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much, Ray! I appreciate it!

    – Jean Gregory Evans

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture and detail!

  • Thank you for your nice compliments, Ray!

    – Jean Gregory Evans

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 3 years ago

    How sweet!!!! This would look GREAT here: Squirrels and Chipmunks :-)

  • lorilee, thank you for this great suggestion! It is greatly appreciated! I took it and did it! Thank you for the compliment too!

    Pardon me for my delayed response. 4 days ago I clicked on ‘add your comment’ instead of clicking on reply. (blushing) It is not the first time that I have done that! (drat)

    – Jean Gregory Evans

  • James Gibbs
    James Gibbsover 3 years ago

    Awe so cute! Great capture!

  • Thank you very much, James. I appreciate your very nice words. :)

    – Jean Gregory Evans

  • Evita
    Evitaover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture!!! ☺♥

  • Evita, thank you for your wonderful and beautiful comment!

    – Jean Gregory Evans

  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckerover 3 years ago

    how adorable…great capture :o)

  • Eastsider, thank you very much! I think squirrels are among the adorable creatures of the world. :)

    – Jean Gregory Evans

  • DutchLumix
    DutchLumixover 3 years ago

    Awesome shot, Well done !!!

  • maxy
    maxyover 3 years ago

    awwwww !!! So very very cute – such a wonderful pose!!! Excellent catch!

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterover 3 years ago

    Awesome capture Jean!

  • Joy Rensch
    Joy Renschover 3 years ago

    Very beautiful and an instant favorite for me.

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