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Eastern chipmunk

Tamias striatus


A small species, it reaches about 30 cm in length including the tail, and a weight between 66 and 150 g. It has reddish-brown fur on its upper body and five dark brown stripes contrasting with light brown stripes along its back, ending in a dark tail. It has lighter fur on the lower part of its body. It has a tawny stripe that runs from its whiskers to below its ears, and light stripes over its eyes. It has two fewer teeth than other chipmunks and four toes each on the front legs but five on the hind legs.

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Christine Y.
Christine Y. 9 years ago

Thanks :)

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 9 years ago

beautiful pic!

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 9 years ago

Thanks everyone!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 9 years ago

Very sweet. I adore chipmunks. One day I hope to see one with my own eyes.

njumer 9 years ago

A cute and well taken photo !

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Excellent shot!

Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Mendon, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Jun 7, 2014
Submitted on Jun 14, 2014

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