Uinta Ground Squirrel Images

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Uinta Ground Squirrel Images

Uinta Ground Squirrel Images, Facts and Information:

Urocitellus armatus used to be Spermophilus armatus

  • Uinta Ground Squirrels have cinnamon colored heads, faces and ears, brown to buff upperparts, small ears and buff tails mixed with black.
  • Uinta Ground Squirrels estivate and hibernate. Males emerge first in the spring.
  • They inhabit open areas like shrubsteppe habitat, meadows and pastures with elevations between 4,000 and 8,010 feet.
  • They eat grass, seeds, forbs, worms and food humans discard.
  • Uinta Ground Squirrels have about 5 young per litter, they have one litter a year.
  • A common nickname for Uinta Ground Squirrels is “Potgut”.
  • Uinta Ground Squirrels can live up to 7 years

I hope you enjoy viewing my Uinta Ground Squirrel photos.

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