Round Tailed Ground Squirrel   1 comment

Roundtail Ground Squirrel-2 blog

Aspen Draw August 2013Round Tailed Ground Squirrel Images by kenne

These little creatures that look like small prairie dogs are very common to the Sonoran Desert. Their diet is primarily vegetation—cactus, mesquite pods, seeds, and insects. Coyotes are a common predator as well as snakes and hawks. During the winter months, these squirrels stay underground remaining in a torpor state til early February.

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  1. So cute

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