Uinta ground squirrel

Uinta ground squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Spermophilus armatus

 

Keywords: green , diurnal

The Uinita ground 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 Uinta ground squirrel
A young / baby of a Uinta ground squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Uinta ground squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
United States

Facts about the Uinta ground squirrel

rodents) Category: Mammals » Rodents Animal Description: The Uinta Ground Squirrel is only found in the Midwestern United States!

The Uinta Ground Squirrel is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

The Uinta ground squirrel is active throughout the day during spring and summer, but hibernates in underground burrows during the fall and winter. (Full text)

Uinta Ground Squirrel is more brownish; tail buff mixed with black above and below. (Full text)

The Uinta Ground Squirrel is found only in the United States.

Slightly larger than their Golden-mantled cousins, Uinta Ground Squirrels are roughly 11 1/2 inches long with 3 inch tails and weigh about 10-15 ounces.

Uinta ground squirrels are fat and ready to hibernate. (Full text)

Moose, bighorn sheep, bison, and mule deer are found on the refuge (generally in winter) and coyotes, badgers and Uinta ground squirrels are often seen.

Moose, bighorn sheep, and mule deer are found on the refuge (generally in winter) and coyotes, badgers and Uinta ground squirrels are often seen. (Full text)

The Uinta ground squirrels are up and scurrying across the road (some successfully), small bands of pronghorn streak across the open flats of (Full text)

Wolves, coyotes, badgers, and Uinta ground squirrels are also seen.

Wolves, coyotes, badgers, and Uinta ground squirrels are also seen.

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