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painting of two gray squirrels

Gwenn Seemel
Ladylike behavior (Gray squirrel)
2012
acrylic on panel
10 x 10 inches

Girls don’t always prefer monogamy…

Only one female gray squirrel in a given area comes into estrus at a time.  When she does, she mates with numerous males, despite the attempts of some of her mates to fight off other males.

To learn more about the making of this painting, watch this vlog.