Sorry about the resolution here, but I was momentarily struck stupefied by the coloring on this critter, so I didn’t snap a pic until he was a half mile away.
Anyway, I’m sitting there enjoying a banh mi and a Vernor’s in Civic Center Plaza when a jet-black squirrel with white stripes and speckles sprints past me and off into a flower bed. What!? I thought I was in China or something. Has anybody ever seen such a thing? Where’d he come from?
My theory is that he stowed away on this big dumb Christmas tree they trucked in from somewheres: