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California Ground Squirrel

Otospermophilus beecheyi

Description:

Medium sized, fur a blend of gray and light brown with light mottling on the back, pale rings around eyes, and a bushy tail.

Habitat:

They live in burrows, from the mountains to the coast, in wilderness, urban areas, grasslands, woodlands, forests, pastures, and farms.

Notes:

These two live in Yosemite Valley, in the campgrounds.

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LauraPound
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LauraPound

California, USA

Spotted on May 3, 2011
Submitted on May 3, 2013

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