Nelson's antelope squirrel

Nelson's antelope squirrel

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


The Nelson's antelope squirrel, san joaquin antelope ground squirrel, san joaquin antelope squirrel is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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

Adult weight : 0.155 kg (0.341 lbs)

Gestation : 26 days

Litter size : 8

Litters per year : 1

Weight at birth : 0.005 kg (0.011 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.041 kg (0.0902 lbs)

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Facts about the Nelson's antelope squirrel

Discussion Nelson's Antelope Squirrel is most active in early morning and late evening, showing little movement at midday. (Full text)

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

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