Wyoming ground squirrel

Wyoming ground squirrel

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

 

The Wyoming 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 Wyoming ground squirrel
A young / baby of a Wyoming ground squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Wyoming ground squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
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Facts about the Wyoming ground squirrel

The Wyoming ground squirrel, Spermophilus elegans, is native to extreme northeastern Utah, as well as to parts of several other western states. (Full text)

Wyoming Ground Squirrel or Spermophilus elegans is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

The Wyoming ground squirrel (Spermophilus elegans) is one of six species of ground squirrels found in Colorado. (Full text)

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

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

html Managing Wyoming ground squirrels: The Wyoming ground squirrel is one of six species of ground squirrels found in Colorado.

Managing Wyoming ground squirrels: The Wyoming ground squirrel is one of six species of ground squirrels found in Colorado.

The Wyoming ground squirrel is one of six species of ground squirrels found in Colorado. (Full text)

The Wyoming ground squirrel is a subspecies found in southern Owhyee and Twin Falls counties along the Idaho-Nevada border. (Full text)

RMNP sez Wyoming Ground Squirrel is also likely but the habitat gives this one away.

Wyoming ground squirrels are found in Colorado, southern Wyoming, western Nebraska and Utah. (Full text)

Range in Colorado: Wyoming ground squirrels are found in northwestern and central Colorado between 1,830 and 3,660 m (6,000-12,000 ft) in elevation. (Full text)

Wyoming ground squirrels are active throughout the day during the spring, summer, and early fall, but hibernate in underground burrows during the winter. (Full text)

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