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Rock Squirrel

Spermophilus variegatus

Description:

Uinta ground squirrel sitting in Zion National Park, Utah.

Habitat:

Rocky terrain.

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7 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

I think you are right Gordon. Thank you for the correct ID.

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 6 years ago

Luis, I'm wondering if this isn't a young Rock Squirrel (Spermophilus variegatus). I'm not very familiar with the rodents of that area, but this animal has a rather bushy tail for a Uinta ground squirrel. But I'm just guessing.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you sintija.valucka and venusflytrap2000

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

adorable image, luis!

Sintija Valucka
Sintija Valucka 6 years ago

Wonderful photo! :))

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you Bernadette

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 6 years ago

Beautiful capture!

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Utah, USA

Spotted on Jul 14, 2013
Submitted on Apr 29, 2014

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