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Round-tailed ground squirrel

Xerospermophilus tereticaudus

Description:

Small sandy colored ground squirrel

Habitat:

Desert burrows

Notes:

Not very skittish for a squirrel

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6 Comments

the_tajminator
the_tajminator 7 years ago

yeah they're all adoarble this one I probably would have kept if they weren't illegal http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/121...

luvnature
luvnature 7 years ago

What a cute Round-tailed Ground Squirrel baby!

the_tajminator
the_tajminator 8 years ago

Yes. My guess is that it's about 4 monthes old

JackieHolmesBurns
JackieHolmesBurns 8 years ago

Juvenile?

the_tajminator
the_tajminator 8 years ago

yeah I think this may be the most adorable picture of a wild animal I've ever taken

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

So cute!!

the_tajminator
Spotted by
the_tajminator

Arizona, USA

Spotted on Jun 24, 2012
Submitted on Jun 24, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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