Cascade golden-mantled ground squirrel

Cascade golden-mantled ground squirrel

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

 

The Cascade golden-mantled 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 Cascade goldenmantled ground squirrel
A young / baby of a Cascade goldenmantled ground squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Cascade goldenmantled ground squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
Canada and United States
Some facts about the
Cascade golden-mantled ground squirrel

Adult weight : 0.275 kg (0.605 lbs)

Female maturity :335 days

Male maturity : 335 days

Gestation : 28 days

Weaning : 43 days

Litter size : 4

Litters per year : 1

Weight at birth : 0.006 kg (0.0132 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.114 kg (0.2508 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.257 kg (0.5654 lbs)

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Facts about the Cascade golden-mantled ground squirrel

Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel The Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel, Spermophilus saturatus, is one of a handful of small rodents in the North Cascades National Park.

The Cascade Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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