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Noun1.Tamiasciurus - American red squirrels
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Sciuridae, Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
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A blood smear from 1 pine squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) captured July 9 at Yellow Bay on the east shore of the lake (elevation 887 m; geographic coordinates 47[degrees]52'35"N, 114[degrees]01'54"W) contained spirochetes detected when stained with Giemsa and examined by microscopy (600x brightfield with oil immersion).
Air Force base when the Pine Line had ceded to Canadian control and then it had ceded to the pine squirrels about the time that President Ronald Regan had won the cold war with the Evil Empire.
As I slipped toward my stand, hoping not to scare any elk that might already be at the wallow, I gave two soft mews on my call, only to receive the usual chatter of pine squirrels.