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SharePoint for Project Management by Dux Raymond Sy

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The animal on the cover of SharePoint for Project Management is a black fox squirrel (Sciurus niger). Also known as the cat squirrel, the stump-eared squirrel, and the monkey-faced squirrel, it is the largest species of tree squirrel native to North America. Fox squirrels are widely distributed and are considered the most variably colored of any animal in the United States; 10 subspecies are recognized, based on color. They are usually brownish gray or reddish tan, but black-coated communities can be found in many southeastern states, particularly Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia. The black color comes from a condition known as melanism. Melanism occurs in other species of squirrel, such as the common gray squirrel, but the melanistic fox squirrel can be distinguished by its white ears and nose, whereas other melanistic squirrels are uniformly black.

The fox squirrel is also distinctive because it is so large: it has a body length of 15 to 30 inches, including an 8- to 13-inch tail, and weighs one to three pounds. Fox squirrels are solitary and spend more time on the ground than most other tree squirrels, although they are agile climbers. They prefer an open habitat and are most often found in small forests or tree-filled neighborhoods, wherever oak, hickory, walnut, and pine trees are plentiful. This squirrel makes its home in tree hollows or leaf nests and spends most of its day eating, gathering, and storing food. Its diet largely consists of acorns, walnuts, fruits, ...

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