Columbian ground squirrel

Columbian ground squirrel

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

 

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

Facts about the Columbian ground squirrel

Its most characteristic animals and birds are the white-tailed jack-rabbit, pallid vole, sage hen, sharp See Also: SHARP, GRANVILLE (1735-1813)SHARP, JAMES (1618-1679)SHARP, JOHN (1645-1714)SHARP, RICHARD (1759-1835)SHARP, WILLIAM (1749-1824)SHARP, WILLIAM (1856-1905)-tailed grouse and green-tailed towhee; the large Columbia ground-squirrel (Spermophilus columbianus) is common in that part of the zone which is west of the Rocky Mountains, but east of the Rockies it is replaced by another species (Cynomys) which closely resembles a small prairie dog. (Full text)

The Columbian ground squirrel (Spermophilus columbianus) is easily distinguished from other ground squirrels in its range by its distinctive coloration. (Full text)

Columbian Ground Squirrel is a 'pest' (an unwanted organism) that can be controlled through the use of pesticides.

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

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Spermophilus columbianus, the Columbian ground squirrel, is found in the Rocky Mountains west of Montana, Idaho, eastern Washington state, the mountains of central and eastern Oregon, and southeastern British Columbia. (Full text)

The Columbian ground squirrel is easily distinguished from other Montana ground squirrels by its larger size and distinctive coloration.

Belding's ground squirrel occurs throughout Oregon east of the Cascade Mountains; the Columbian ground squirrel is found in northeastern Oregon.

Habitat and resource competition with the Columbian ground squirrel is another factor affecting the survival of the northern Idaho ground squirrel. (Full text)

Behavior Columbian ground squirrels are moderately social animals.

Spermophilus columbianus (Columbian Ground Squirrel): Narrative Columbian ground squirrels are found in alpine and sub-alpine meadows.

Columbian ground squirrels are polygynous species where males provide no parental resources. (Full text)

_columbianusnarra Columbian ground squirrels are found in alpine and sub-alpine meadows.

Richardson's and Columbian ground squirrels are larger. (Full text)

Columbian ground squirrels are burrowing animals and are of particular interest to studies of spatial memory because of their exceptional ability to remember burrow locations. (Full text)

Columbian ground squirrels are used as model organisms for study of behaviors such as dispersal and mating systems, and for population study of reproduction and survival.

Muskrat, badger and Columbian ground squirrels are also present on the Refuge. (Full text)

Columbian ground squirrels are larger in body size than Richardson’s ground squirrels. (Full text)

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