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Eastern Chipmunk

Tamias striatus


A friendly, little, photogenic Eastern Chipmunk.


Parking Lot


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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grade-78-science7 2 years ago

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

connor.gan 2 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.

Michigan, USA

Lat: 42.30, Long: -83.66

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

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