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Eastern Chipmunk (Tamias striatus "quasimodus")  Animal,Chipmunk,Eastern Chipmunk,Eastern chipmunk,Geotagged,Mammal,Mendon Ponds County Park,Nature,New York State,Rochester,Rodent,Rodentia,Sciuridae,Spring,Squirrel,Tamias,Tamias striatus,United States,United States of America Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Great capture, Joe! The lighting is really nice and it is such a great natural setting. Posted 4 years ago
  2. I agree! Posted 3 years ago

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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 Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded Apr 14, 2015. Captured Apr 12, 2015 18:13 in 3914 Clover Street, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472, USA.
  • NEX-6
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO1600
  • 210mm