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Nelson's Antelope Squirrel Ammospermophilus nelsoni


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Nelson's Antelope Squirrel
credit: BLM

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Family: Sciuridae, Squirrels view all from this family

Description Coloration is generally buff rather than gray. Underside of tail is creamy white. Upperparts are a dull yellow-brown and underparts and eye ring are whitish. Only antelope squirrel in range.

Dimensions 230-267mm, 67-78mm, 142-179g

Habitat Scrub, shrub & brushlands

Range California

Discussion Inhabits gentle slopes with shrubby cover.