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Northern Flying Squirrel
Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus)
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Southern Flying Squirrel
Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans)
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Abert's Squirrel
Abert's Squirrel (Sciurus aberti)
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... Read more >
Eastern Gray Squirrel
Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
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Western Gray Squirrel
Western Gray Squirrel (Sciurus griseus)
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... Read more >
Eastern Fox Squirrel
Eastern Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger)
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... Read more >
Alpine Chipmunk
Alpine Chipmunk (Tamias alpinus)
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Yellow-pine Chipmunk
Yellow-pine Chipmunk (Tamias amoenus)
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Cliff Chipmunk
Cliff Chipmunk (Tamias dorsalis)
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Least Chipmunk
Least Chipmunk (Tamias minimus)
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... Read more >
Colorado Chipmunk
Colorado Chipmunk (Tamias quadrivittatus)
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Hopi Chipmunk
Hopi Chipmunk (Tamias rufus)
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... Read more >
Eastern Chipmunk
Eastern Chipmunk (Tamias striatus)
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... Read more >
Douglas' Squirrel
Douglas' Squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasii)
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... Read more >
Red Squirrel
Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)
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... Read more >

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