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

Countries
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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