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Chipmuck

Tamias

Description:

They are small striped squirrels. Very cute, with reddish brown fur and long fuzzy tail.

Habitat:

this is an Eastern Chipmunk and they are pretty much everywhere. they build expansive burrows with concealed openings and their living quarters are very clean.

Notes:

Their activities harvesting and hoarding tree seeds play a crucial role in seeding establishment. Their diet consist of grain, nuts, fruit, berries, birds's eggs, small frogs, fungi, worms, insects and on occasions small mammals like small mice.

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Connecticut

Lat: 41.88, Long: -72.36

Spotted on Sep 13, 2011
Submitted on Sep 13, 2011

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