Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel
Common name(s):
Scientific name:
GOLDEN-MANTLED
GROUND SQUIRREL
SPERMOPHILUS LATERALIS
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Distribution Map
Origin: Native
Interesting Facts:
- Very common in Utah living in forests and alpine tundra.
- Looks like a chipmunk but does not have the stripes on its face.
- Eats seeds, fruits, other vegetation, insects and meat.