Mohave ground squirrel

Mohave ground squirrel

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

 

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The Mohave ground squirrel is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Mohave ground squirrel
A young / baby of a Mohave ground squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Mohave ground squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
United States
Mohave ground squirrel habitats
Desert and Hot Desert
Some facts about the
Mohave ground squirrel

Adult weight : 0.1 kg (0.22 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 8 years

Gestation : 24 days

Weaning : 36 days

Litter size : 6

Weight at birth : 0.005 kg (0.011 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.03 kg (0.066 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.24 kg (0.528 lbs)

Temperature : 36.85 °C (98.33 °F)

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Facts about the Mohave ground squirrel

html DTNA Virtual Field Trip - The Animal Loop Trail: Like the desert tortoise, the Mohave ground squirrel, Spermophilus mohavensis, is listed as threatened under California's Endangered Species Act.

ABSTRACT- The Mojave ground squirrel (Spermophilus mohavensis) is listed as threatened by the State of California. (Full text)

: The Mohave ground squirrel (Spermophilus mohavensis) is found only in the western Mojave Desert of California, where it occurs in desert scrub habitats .

Mohave Ground Squirrel or Spermophilus mohavensis is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Vulnerable due to B1+3d.

Evaluation of Mohave Ground Squirrel Trapping Data The Mohave ground squirrel (Spermophilus mohavensis) is endemic to 2 million hectares in the western Mojave Desert, constituting the smallest range of the 7 Spermophilus ground squirrels in California. (Full text)

html The Mohave Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus mohavensis) is a small rodent that is listed as threatened by the California Endangered Species Act. (Full text)

The Mohave Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus mohavensis) is listed as Threatened by the State of California and is a key species covered under the West Mojave Plan.

Like the desert tortoise, the Mohave ground squirrel, Spermophilus mohavensis, is listed as threatened under California's Endangered Species Act. (Full text)

squirrel, Spermophilus mohavensis, is listed as threatened under California's Endangered Species Act.

com: Similar Species Mohave Ground Squirrel is pinkish gray above; shorter tail is white below.

Located only in the western side of the Mohave Desert in the southwestern United States, the Mohave Ground Squirrel is acclimated to a dry, desert environment. (Full text)

The Mohave ground squirrel is competitively superior to the white-tailed antelope squirrel, but it lacks adaptations that allow the antelope squirrel to continue activity at higher temperatures (Bartholomew and Hudson 1961). (Full text)

Similar Species Mohave Ground Squirrel is pinkish gray above; shorter tail is white below. (Full text)

newsid1011113755, 89003, Mohave ground squirrel closure area under review [NL][NL][NL]By HORST MEISTER/Special to the Daily Press[NL][NL]VICTORVILLE - The Mohave ground squirrel is on its way to getting the protection scientists say it needs.

By HORST MEISTER/Special to the Daily PressVICTORVILLE — The Mohave ground squirrel is on its way to getting the protection scientists say it needs.

  The historic range and habitat for the Mohave ground squirrel is within the project vicinity.

The Mohave ground squirrel is vegetarian with a fondness for fiddleneck (Amsinckia tessellata) and other annuals. (Full text)

of 68° F the O2 consumption of the dormant mohave ground squirrel is only 1/10th of the active animal.

We do know that Mohave ground squirrels are active only in the spring and summer, when they feed eagerly on the leaves and seeds of native shrubs and annual plants. (Full text)

In the event any Mohave Ground Squirrels are found, a mitigation plan shall be prepared at the applicant’s expense and approved by California Department of Fish & Game.

Mohave ground squirrels are the most likely listed species to be affected, as they readily use areas with a high level of human disturbance but can be entombed during their periods of hibernation and estivation. (Full text)

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