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North American Mammals - Chipmunks,Tree-Squirrels



Northern Flying Squirrel
(Glaucomys sabrinus)
Northern Flying Squirrel
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Southern Flying Squirrel
(Glaucomys volans)
Southern Flying Squirrel
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Abert's Squirrel
(Sciurus aberti)
Abert's Squirrel
Abert's squirrel has long and broad ears that have prominent tufts in the winter coat. The tail is short and broad. The fur is mainly gray above with white underparts. It has a black line along the back. Abert's squirrels are diurnal and are active... Read more >
Eastern Gray Squirrel
(Sciurus carolinensis)
Eastern Gray Squirrel
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Western Gray Squirrel
(Sciurus griseus)
Western Gray Squirrel
The Western Gray Squirrel is silver grey above and white on the underside. It has a long bushy silver grey tail, that may have some black. It has large ears without tufts. It sheds its fur during late spring and also in early fall. Western Gray... Read more >
Eastern Fox Squirrel
(Sciurus niger)
Eastern Fox Squirrel
Eastern Fox Squirrels are a medium-sized tree squirrel. The fur is buff to orange above and reddish on the underside. Black forms are found in the south eastern United States. The tail is furry. They have ear tufts in winter. Fox Squirrels have... Read more >
Alpine Chipmunk
(Tamias alpinus)
Alpine Chipmunk
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Yellow-pine Chipmunk
(Tamias amoenus)
Yellow-pine Chipmunk
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Cliff Chipmunk
(Tamias dorsalis)
Cliff Chipmunk
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Least Chipmunk
(Tamias minimus)
Least Chipmunk
As the name indicates, the Least Chipmunk is the smallest chipmunk. It has three dark stripes and two light stripes on the face. The sides have five dark stripes and four light stripes, with the central stripe running along the length of the tail.... Read more >
Colorado Chipmunk
(Tamias quadrivittatus)
Colorado Chipmunk
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Hopi Chipmunk
(Tamias rufus)
Hopi Chipmunk
The Hopi Chipmunk has orange-red to buff fur. It has two white stripes on the face - one above and one below the eye. There are three grayish white stripes on the back. Hopi chipmunks are most active in the early morning and late in the afternoon.... Read more >
Eastern Chipmunk
(Tamias striatus)
Eastern Chipmunk
Eastern Chipmunks have pouches in the sides of their mouths for storing food. When the pouches are full they can be nearly as big as the animals's head. Eastern chipmunks are a fairly large chipmunk with reddish brown fur and five black stripes on... Read more >
Douglas' Squirrel
(Tamiasciurus douglasii)
Douglas' Squirrel
Douglas squirrels have distinct summer and winter coats. The summer coat is reddish-brown or grayish-brown above, and light to dark orange underneath, sometimes with white areas. The tail is broad and bushy. The upper side of the tail is the same... Read more >
Red Squirrel
(Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)
Red Squirrel
The Red Squirrel is variable in color across its range. The fur is usually brown or olive-red on the back and white or cream on the underside. The summer coat has a black stripe running along the side separating the back color from the paler belly.... Read more >