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Least Chipmunk at Grand Teton After getting involved in some chipmunk identification discussions, I thought that I ought to upload one of my own. These seem to be pretty simple, but the systematics in North America are a lot more complex than you might imagine. Fall,Geotagged,Grand Teton National Park,Least chipmunk,Neotamias minimus,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Least Chipmunk at Grand Teton

After getting involved in some chipmunk identification discussions, I thought that I ought to upload one of my own. These seem to be pretty simple, but the systematics in North America are a lot more complex than you might imagine.

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  1. Wonderful shot, great detail, composition and love the earth tones of the chipmunk. Posted 7 months ago
    1. Well I am happy to accept the complements for the first two but I am afraid that the earth tones are thanks to Chipmunk evolution LOL! Posted 7 months ago

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The least chipmunk is the smallest chipmunk in North America. It is also the most widespread species of chipmunk in North America occurring across north-central and western United States and from British Columbia and southern Yukon to western Quebec in Canada. The species is found in a variety of habitats including mixed deciduous and coniferous forests, boreal forest, and sagebrush plains.

They have three dark lines with white in between along their face and five black stripes with brown.. more

Similar species: Rodents
Species identified by Barry
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Uploaded Apr 20, 2017. Captured Sep 26, 2015 01:15 in Signal Mountain Resort Rd, Alta, WY 83414, USA.
  • Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
  • f/5.8
  • 1/202s
  • ISO250
  • 150.5mm