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White-tailed Antelope Squirrel Ammospermophilus leucurus

 

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White-tailed Antelope Squirrel
credit: Utah Camera

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Family: Sciuridae, Squirrels view all from this family



Description Underside of tail is white with one dark band. Subspecies vary from grayish brown to cinnamon. Fur is longer and grayer in winter.


Dimensions 188-239mm, 42-87mm, 96-117g


Habitat Deserts, Scrub, shrub & brushlands, Canyons & caves


Range Rocky Mountains, Southwest, California, Northwest


Discussion Uses a variety of shrubby desert habitats.


 

 

 

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