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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


 

 

 

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