Red-tailed chipmunk

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Red-tailed chipmunk

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Tamias ruficaudus


Keywords: red

The Red-tailed chipmunk 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

Canada and United States
Some facts about the
Red-tailed chipmunk

Adult weight : 0.075 kg (0.165 lbs)

Female maturity :335 days

Gestation : 31 days

Litter size : 6

Litters per year : 1

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Facts about the red-tailed chipmunk

Distribution within British Columbia The Red-tailed Chipmunk is found in two disjunct populations in the southeastern corner of the province.

Red-tailed chipmunk In northern Idaho, the red-tailed chipmunk is considered to be the most widely distributed and common chipmunk.

Red-tailed Chipmunks are one of the larger species in the genus Tarnias.

The red-tailed chipmunk is the most brightly coloured of the western species.

The Red-tailed Chipmunk is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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