Harris's antelope squirrel

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Harris's antelope squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Ammospermophilus harrisii

 

The Harris's antelope squirrel is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Harris
A young / baby of a Harris is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Harris group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
Mexico and United States
Some facts about the
Harris's antelope squirrel

Adult weight : 0.126 kg (0.2772 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 11 years

Female maturity :319 days

Gestation : 30 days

Weaning : 51 days

Litter size : 7

Litters per year : 1

Weight at birth : 0.004 kg (0.0088 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.045 kg (0.099 lbs)

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Facts about the Harris's antelope squirrel

References01, 02, 03, 11, 12 CommentsNEW MEXICO: Only one subspecies of Ammospermophilus harrisii is confirmed in New Mexico, A.

Scientific NameAmmospermophilus harrisii Taxonomic Order12945 References01, 02, 03, 11, 12 CommentsNEW MEXICO: Only one subspecies of Ammospermophilus harrisii is confirmed

(273K) Harris's Antelope Squirrels are cute little desert dwellers - they look a lot like a long chipmunk, with stripes down their backs. (Full text)

The Harris's Antelope Squirrel is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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