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California Ground Squirrel

Otospermophilus beecheyi


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


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


These two live in Yosemite Valley, in the campgrounds.

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California, USA

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

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