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Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel

Callospermophilus lateralis


Small grayish mammal with dark orange ("golden") head and shoulders, ~ 7 in long exclusive of tail, with black and white longitudinal stripes along its sides.


Northwest montane conifer forest.


Spotted at Pumice Point turnout off of North Rim Drive in Crater Lake National Park.

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KarenSaxton 3 months ago

I just had to click on this one as I recognized Crater lake! Love those little guys

Dijana Serhatlic
Dijana Serhatlic 3 months ago

So cute!

DanielePralong 4 months ago

Great shot Allen!

WilliamsFamily 4 months ago

Haha, adorable :)

Oregon, USA

Lat: 42.98, Long: -122.10

Spotted on Jul 10, 2007
Submitted on Nov 20, 2018

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