thirteen-lined ground squirrel


variants or less commonly thirteen-lined gopher
: a widely distributed western North American burrowing squirrel (Citellus tridecemlineatus) that is grayish brown and marked with a series of longitudinal white lines more or less broken into discrete spots

called also leopard squirrel, striped ground squirrel

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thirteen-lined ground squirrel

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“Thirteen-lined ground squirrel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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