Translation of ground squirrel in Spanish:

ground squirrel

noun

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    • Dimples and scratches in the sand also reveal the presence of numerous small mammals, including kangaroo rats, ground squirrels, pocket mice, and wood rats.
    • Chipmunks, ground squirrels, and bears, which, like the marmots, pass the winter in burrows or dens at high altitudes, may also suffer from the change in synchronicity between snow and temperature cues in spring.
    • Some ermine appropriate the burrows of mice or ground squirrels and adapt them for their own use.
    • There are three basic body forms in squirrels: tree squirrels, ground squirrels and flying squirrels.
    • The use of torpor by the Mohave ground squirrel contrasts sharply with the behavior of the antelope ground squirrel in the same desert environment.

    nombre genérico dado a varios roedores norteamericanos