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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


 

 

 

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