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California ground squirrel

Otospermophilus beecheyi


Long, skinny, and grey mammal, usually found trying to crack open a nut, using its two front teeth.


grassy, or hilly, areas in the western side of the United States.

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Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

Thanks... It had just rained and the sun was out, so it was a great day for photography :-)

JoshuaGSmith 3 years ago

I love the rainbow in the bottom left corner!

California, USA

Lat: 34.10, Long: -117.72

Spotted on Sep 18, 2013
Submitted on Jan 6, 2015

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