Three-striped ground squirrel

Three-striped ground squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Lariscus insignis


The Three-striped 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 threestriped ground squirrel
A young / baby of a threestriped ground squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A threestriped ground squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Some facts about the
Three-striped ground squirrel

Adult weight : 0.175 kg (0.385 lbs)

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Facts about the three-striped ground squirrel

Three-Striped Ground Squirrel or Lariscus insignis is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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