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Yellow-pine Chipmunk Tamias amoenus


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Yellow-pine Chipmunk drinking
credit: Damean Kuhn/CCSA

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Family: Sciuridae, Squirrels view all from this family

Description A mid-sized, yellowish chipmunk. Has brighter colors than the Least Chipmunk, with a reddish (not yellowish) undertail. Larger than the Alpine and Least chipmunks, smaller than other chipmunks..

Dimensions 186-238mm, 72-109mm, 36-50g

Habitat Alpine & subalpine habitats, Forests & woodlands

Range Rocky Mountains, Southwest, California, Northwest, Western Canada

Discussion Common in chaparral, meadows, and rocky outcrops