Columbian Ground Squirrel | Bridger-Teton National Forest

09-Jan-2013


I photographed this Columbian Ground Squirrel in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in northwestern Wyoming. They live in large underground colonies with both males and females being very territorial. Males defend a small core area within their home range, trying to keep other males from access to females. Females defend areas where their nest burrows are located. Columbian [...]

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