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Mexican Ground Squirrel

Spermophilus mexicanus

Description:

is a small to medium-sized rodent with nine rows of white spots on its back. It is about fifteen inches in length and the males are larger than the females. It also has small white circles of fur around its eyes and small ears. — Wikipedia

Habitat:

The Mexican Ground Squirrel can be found in areas near Northern Mexico, Texas' Gulf Coast, and into western and central Texas as well as Southeastern New Mexico. The Mexican ground squirrel lives in flat, brushy or grassy areas and usually prefers areas with gravelly or sandy soil or areas with that have mesquite. — Wikipedia

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mendes.madalena
mendes.madalena 3 years ago

adorable!

BonnieLewis
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BonnieLewis

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 8, 2017
Submitted on Apr 8, 2017

Spotted for Mission

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