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Mother and Baby

Last week Leonard and I were watching an Oregon ground squirrel (Spermophilus beldingi) at Tule Lake National Wildlife Reserve (Siskiyou County CA) when several small ground squirrels joined her. The juveniles were very active and kept racing around in the … Continue reading

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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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