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Rare albino squirrel spotted by Tim Clifton who captured on camera the  rodent in Alexandra Park, Hastings, East Sussex 

Posted in 2017, animals with tags , , , , on April 3, 2017 by theboldcorsicanflame

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An amateur wildlife photographer caught once-in-a-lifetime pictures of a rare albino squirrel posing in his ‘white suit’ – without realising it had been ruined with spots of dirt on the end of its nose.

Father-of-two Tim Clifton, 54, couldn’t believe his luck when the unusual squirrel modeled in front of the camera for an hour in Alexandra Park in Hastings, East Sussex.

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In some of the pictures the rodent doesn’t seem to realise he has dirt on his nose, ruining his perfect white coat, while confidently posing.

Mr Clifton, from St Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex, said: “He came out with a dirty nose and It looked like he had a white suit on but he didn’t realise he had messed it up. It was quite funny.

“Squirrels are usually quite shy but he was quite brave. I couldn’t believe my luck. He was very confident posing for the camera.

 

Source: Rare albino squirrel spotted in Alexandra Park in Hastings | Daily Mail Online

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