Belding's ground squirrel

Belding's ground squirrel

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SPECIES
Urocitellus beldingi
WEIGHT
290 g

Belding's ground squirrel, also called pot gut, sage rat or picket-pin, is a squirrel that lives on mountains in the western United States. In California, it often is found at 6,500 to 11,800 feet in meadows between Lake Tahoe and Kings Canyon. This species is not of conservation concern, and its range includes some protected areas.

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Belding's ground squirrel habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior

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Mating Habits

PREGNANCY DURATION
26 days
BABY CARRYING
5.7

References

1. Belding's ground squirrel Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belding's_ground_squirrel
2. Belding's ground squirrel on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/42464/22264836

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