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California Ground Squirrel Spermophilus beecheyi

Track Tracks are usually seen in dust; hindprints are about 1 3/4" (46 mm) long when heel shows, with 5 toes; foreprints smaller and rounder, with 4 toes showing.

Sign Burrows 2" (50 mm) wide, with entrance mound and radiating pathways. Several such burrows are usually found together.
Scat: Droppings are variable, usually elongated, 1/2" (12 mm) pellets.