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Townsend's chipmunk

Neotamias townsendii

Description:

Townsend's Chipmunks are omnivorous, eating a variety of plants and insects and even birds' eggs. This one has a mouth full of green plants - so I'm not sure if this is food or nest building materials. It's home was under the stump of an upturned tree, which it ran into and never came back out.

Habitat:

Spotted at the edge of a forest at the Mima Mounds Preserve.

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1 Comment

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 2 years ago

A cute photo, and a cute chipmunk....

Brian38
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Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on Jun 10, 2018
Submitted on Jun 23, 2018

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