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California Ground Squirrel

Otospermophilus beecheyi

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5 Comments

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 9 years ago

Hahaha..That's funny. Really thought like a squirrel.

KennethCox
KennethCox 9 years ago

Squirrels up here in the Pacific Northwest of the US don't see a lot of primates, so the obvious "hairless monkey" descriptor would not work. It would probably be something like "Giant Naked Raccoon"!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 9 years ago

Poor animals don't get to choose their own names like we do. I wonder what they would call us if they were to speak.

KennethCox
KennethCox 9 years ago

I know... rodent is such a harsh word!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 9 years ago

I always find them extremely cute.

KennethCox
Spotted by
KennethCox

Portland, Oregon

Spotted on Jul 26, 2011
Submitted on Jul 31, 2011

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