Definition of Belding's ground squirrel
- Classic studies beginning in 1977 showed that female Belding's ground squirrels sound alarms or defend burrows to help their mothers, sister, or daughters.
- —Susan Milius, Science News, 30 Mar. 2002
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First Known Use: 1918See Words from the same year
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