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Harris's Antelope Squirrel Ammospermophilus harrisii


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Harris's Antelope Squirrel
credit: Stephen Lea/CCSA

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Family: Sciuridae, Squirrels view all from this family

Description Underside of tail is grayish from mixing of black and white hairs. Back is pale brown to blackish. Eye ring and belly are whitish.

Dimensions 216-267mm, 67-92mm, 113-150g

Habitat Deserts

Range Southwest

Discussion Often sits erect on hind feet. Runs with tail held vertically. Burrows under shrubs in a variety of desert habitats.