Uinta Ground Squirrel
Common name(s):
Scientific name:
UINTA GROUND SQUIRREL
SPERMOPHILUS ARMATUS
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Distribution Map
Origin: Native
Interesting Facts:
- The Uinta ground squirrel's range includes northern and central Utah,
Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.
- These squirrels often live in large colonies.
- Primarily herbivores, their diet are supplemented with occasional meat.
- Active diurnally during the warm months, the species members hibernate in
the winter