rock squirrel


: a large ground squirrel (Citellus variegatus grammurus) of western North America having better developed tail and ears than the more strictly burrowing species
: any of several relatively large terrestrial squirrels (genus Sciurotamias or Rupestes) of the rocky uplands of east central Asia

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“Rock squirrel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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