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Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel Spermophilus lateralis

Track Hindprints are about 1 1/4" (30 mm) long when heel mark shows, with 5 toes; foreprints smaller and rounder, with 4 toes showing.

Sign Den is a burrow 3" (75 mm) wide, usually concealed under a log, stump, or boulder.
Scat: Droppings are variable, usually elongated, 1/2" (12 mm) pellets.