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Golden-mantled ground squirrel

Callospermophilus lateralis

Description:

The golden-mantled ground squirrel can be identified by its chipmunk-like stripes and coloration, but unlike chipmunks, it lacks any facial stripes. It is commonly found living in the same habitat as Uinta chipmunks.

Habitat:

Pine forest at Yosemite National Park


1 Species ID Suggestions

RishiManu
RishiManu 6 years ago
golden-mantled ground squirrel
Callospermophilus lateralis Golden-mantled ground squirrel


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19 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 3 years ago

Thanks NateAndNature

NateAndNature
NateAndNature 3 years ago

Must've been hard to get up close to one of these, keep it up!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Gracias Bastian.

Bastian Ignacio
Bastian Ignacio 6 years ago

Hermosa fotografía!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you Olivia

Olivia Chee
Olivia Chee 6 years ago

Nice shot!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you Tiz and cnippold

Tiz
Tiz 6 years ago

I think it is amazing how you managed to capture the soul of that little thing Luis! I adore these two pictures! Thank you!

cnippold
cnippold 6 years ago

Cute

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you alana1

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Wow! I posted this last night and now I comeback and see all this favorites and nice comments! Thank you Rieko, Raeven, Mona Pirih, KarenL, Yuko, Leanne, Daniele Pralong, Rishi Manu, emilianog1, francop1, tomasp1, julietai1, gaston1, and Debbie Stewart.

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 6 years ago

Great photos Luis and a lovely little squirrel!

RishiManu
RishiManu 6 years ago

wounderful shot.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Cute little guy and great pictures Luis!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 6 years ago

Cuteness PLUS!! I love this little darling. Great capture Luis :)

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

Cute! I can favorite this 1,000 times!

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Adorable!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 6 years ago

Beautiful, so cute... Stunning pictures !!!

Raeven
Raeven 6 years ago

What a cutie!

RiekoS
RiekoS 6 years ago

So nice.

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

California, USA

Lat: 37.88, Long: -119.34

Spotted on Jun 6, 2012
Submitted on May 23, 2013

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