antelope squirrel

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Noun1.antelope squirrel - small ground squirrel of western United Statesantelope squirrel - small ground squirrel of western United States
spermophile, ground squirrel, gopher - any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
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Using camera trapping and fruits tied to bobbins, I show that white-tailed antelope squirrels (Ammospermophilus leucurus) and kangaroo rats (Dipodomys spp.) moved intact, fallen fruits 6 to 7 m from trees before opening them.
No attempt was made to measure desert woodrats (Neotoma lepida) or antelope ground squirrels (Ammospermophilus leucurus) because of difficulty in simultaneously restraining and measuring them.
Though beyond the scope of our objectives, cameras recorded presence of other wildlife species, which included Badger (Taxidea taxus), Black-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus), Bobcat (Lynx rufus), Coyote (Canis latrans), kangaroo rat (Dipdomys spp.), Long-nosed Leopard Lizard (Gambelia wislizenii), Long-tailed Weasel (Mustela frenata), Mountain Cottontail (Sylvilagus nuttalii), Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus), and White-tailed Antelope Squirrel (Ammospermophilus leucurus).
Rodents included desert woodrat (Neotoma lepida), western harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis), deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus), pinyon mouse (Peromyscus truei), northern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys leucogaster), meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus), plains pocket gopher ( Thomomys bottae), Townsend's ground squirrel (Spermophilus townsendii), whitetail antelope squirrel (Ammospermophilus leucurus), Ord's kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ordi) and the chisel-toothed kangaroo rat (Dipodomys microps).
Ammospermophilus interpres (Texas antelope ground squirrel).
2001) on five species of ground squirrels of conservation concern in the Basin: white-tailed antelope squirrel (Ammospermophilus leucurus), Uinta ground squirrel (Spermophilus armatus), Idaho ground squirrel (S.
The rodents are the most diverse animal group and include ground squirrels (Spermophilus townsendii, Ammospermophilus leucurus), chipmunks (Eutamias, Tamias), kangaroo rats (Dipodomys spp.), kangaroo mice (Microdipodops megacephalus, M.
and Ammospermophilus spp.) Lagomorphs Brush rabbits (Sylvilagus bachmani), desert cottontail (S.