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Cascade Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel Spermophilus saturatus


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Cascade Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel
credit: K.Lee/CCSA

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Family: Sciuridae, Squirrels view all from this family

Description Small ground squirrel with a dorsal stripe and poorly defined russet hood.

Dimensions 286-315mm, 92-118mm, 200-300g

Habitat Forests & woodlands, Alpine & subalpine habitats, Meadows & fields

Range Northwest, Western Canada

Discussion Sometimes considered subspecies of Golden-mantled Ground