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Hopi chipmunk

Neotamias rufus

Description:

This species is distinguished by somewhat smaller size and a dorsal pelage that generally lacks significant amounts of black in the stripes, resulting in a more orange red to buff pelage.

Habitat:

The Hopi chipmunk is a small chipmunk found in Colorado, Utah and Arizona in the southwestern United States. They prefer rocky areas with pinion and juniper pines and feed mostly on nuts, seeds and fruits.


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3 Comments

valgaavmiko
valgaavmiko 5 years ago

No prob!

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 5 years ago

Thanks for confirmation valgaavmiko !!

valgaavmiko
valgaavmiko 5 years ago

I agree with that ID

IsabellaFiers
Spotted by
IsabellaFiers

Arizona, USA

Lat: 36.25, Long: -112.21

Spotted on Jul 14, 2013
Submitted on Oct 27, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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