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Eastern Chipmunk

Tamias striatus

Description:

A friendly, little, photogenic Eastern Chipmunk.

Habitat:

Parking Lot

Notes:

The eastern chipmunk is named for its distribution across eastern parts of the United States. Although it can climb trees, the eastern chipmunk spends most of its time on the ground and excavates quite extensive tunnel systems.

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2 Comments

grade-78-science7
grade-78-science7 3 years ago

The eastern chipmunk is so cute, and it's amazeing how calm it is around people

connor.gan
connor.gan 3 years ago

The eastern chipmunk is a chipmunk species found in eastern North America. It is the sole living member of the chipmunk subgenus Tamias, sometimes recognised as a separate genus.

Joseph R. Godreau
Spotted by
Joseph R. Godreau

Michigan, USA

Lat: 42.30, Long: -83.66

Spotted on Sep 14, 2016
Submitted on Feb 9, 2017

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