mantled ground squirrel


Definition of mantled ground squirrel

: a common ground squirrel (Citellus lateralis) of western North America that is reddish brown above with black and buff lateral stripes and resembles a large chipmunk in habits and appearance

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“Mantled ground squirrel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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