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Early Emergence

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Depending on elevation and exposure, Oregon ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi) spend 6 to 8 months a year in hibernation. These rodents normally occur in natural meadows and grasslands, but readily adapt to pastures, alfalfa fields and the margins of grain … Continue reading

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Oregon Ground Squirrel

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There are 13 species of ground squirrels native to the Pacific States. The Oregon ground squirrel (Citellus beldingi) lives in Eastern Oregon and Northeastern California. Perhaps more appropriately called a Belding ground squirrel, Oregon ground squirrel is the colloquial name … Continue reading

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