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Uinta Ground Squirrel

Spermophilus armatus

Description:

Uniform speckled brownish or grayish back with a grayish undertail. Head and neck are always gray, back varies from grayish to brownish to cinnamon-buff. Not as buff as the Wyoming Ground Squirrel, with gray (not buff) under the tail. Gives a variety of calls including chips, churrs, and squeals.

Habitat:

Sagebrush meadow.


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Jaybird
Spotted by
Jaybird

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Lat: 44.92, Long: -110.41

Spotted on Jun 3, 2008
Submitted on Jan 23, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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