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Eastern chipmunk

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The eastern chipmunk is a chipmunk species found in eastern North America. It is the sole living member of the chipmunk subgenus ''Tamias'', sometimes recognised as a separate genus. Its name comes from the Odawa word ''ajidamoonh'' or the Ojibwe word ''ajidamoo'', which translates literally as "one who descends trees headlong."

Similar species: Rodents
Species identified by Darryl Lane
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Uploaded Jul 15, 2014. Captured Sep 1, 2013 11:48.
  • Canon EOS 550D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/512s
  • ISO1600
  • 250mm