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Chipmunk Drinking

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In the Pacific States there are eleven species of chipmunks, some of which can only be separated by the shape of certain bones (difficult with a live specimen) or a cluster of other characteristics including habitat and geographical distribution. So … Continue reading

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Chipmunk

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In an earlier post (Young Golden-mantled Ground Squirrels) I noted that golden-mantled ground squirrels look very similar to and are often confused with chipmunks (Tamias sp.).┬áThe most obvious difference in the field is that golden-mantled ground squirrels lack stripes on … Continue reading

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