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Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel

Callospermophilus Lateralis

Description:

Ground Squirrel spotted at Rawson Lake, Alberta, Canada

Habitat:

Rocks, Mountains

Notes:

Spotted after a hike to Rawson Lake, this funny squirrel was almost posing!

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golden-mantled ground squirrel
Callospermophilus lateralis Golden-mantled ground squirrel


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13 Comments

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 8 years ago

True Jemma, there is so many squirrels here, I will post more photographs :)

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

canada has a variety of squirrels. I saw the totally black squirrel. Neat!!

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 8 years ago

Thank you Jemma, I think he likes posing...

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

Very cute squirrel!!

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 8 years ago

Thank you Emilie, yes I think he liked is new model job!

EmilieWatchesTrees
EmilieWatchesTrees 8 years ago

That is a very well-fed squirrel... so cute!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

So cute ♥ It sure is posing for you!

Subin S
Subin S 8 years ago

Cute!!

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 8 years ago

Thank you Marta and Alice for your comments, and your photographs!

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Love your ground squirrel pics!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

You can see the differences between it and a Chipmunk - nice work!

Jeff Dreier
Jeff Dreier 8 years ago

Thanks Frederic, I hope to add many more when I have time.

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 8 years ago

Thank you Jeff for the precision.
You have a nice collection of photographs!

Frederic Ansermoz
Spotted by
Frederic Ansermoz

Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Aug 16, 2012
Submitted on Jul 30, 2013

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