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By Matthew McGregor
Staff Writer 

Pisgah Pete Set To Predict, Squirrel Count Returning


Last updated 1/30/2019 at 4:20pm

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Pisgah Pete

Brevard's white squirrel ambassador, Pisgah Pete, returns this Saturday to predict whether there will be six more weeks of winter, but have you ever wondered how many white squirrels there really are in Brevard?

People see them scurrying about, dodging cars (sometimes), hanging out in trees and living free, but since they don't register to vote, pay taxes or have Facebook accounts, their numbers remain unknown.

However, Katy Rosenberg, director of the White Squirrel Institute (WSI), wants to change that, and, according to her, they are more organized than they appear.

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