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Yellow-pine Chipmunk

Neotamias amoenus

Description:

It is brightly colored, from tawny to pinkish cinnamon, with 5 distinct longitudinal dark stripes, usually black, that are evenly spaced and about equal in width. Central 3 dark stripes extend to rump; lateral 2 only to mid-body. Pale stripes are white or grayish. Distinct black lower eye stripe. Sides of body and underside of tail grayish yellow. Top of head brown. Ears blackish in front, whitish behind. L 7 1/8–9 5/8" (181–245 mm); T 2 7/8–4 1/4" (73–108 mm); HF 1 1/8–1 3/8" (29–35 mm); Wt 1–2 1/2 (en.wikipedia.org)

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3 Comments

vanhevel
vanhevel 8 years ago

thanks Ava T-B!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

He is doing a lot of listening in his first two pictures!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Excellent lighting. Nice series.

vanhevel
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vanhevel

Washington, USA

Spotted on Sep 16, 2012
Submitted on Sep 17, 2012

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