Arctic ground squirrel


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Arctic ground squirrel: parka squirrel
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Arctic ground squirrel - large ground squirrel of the North American far northArctic ground squirrel - large ground squirrel of the North American far north
spermophile, ground squirrel, gopher - any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
References in periodicals archive ?
Spruce Grouse, Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus), Arctic Ground Squirrel, North American Red Squirrel, voles, and lemmings are also common in the area (D.
The Arctic ground squirrel is the largest ground squirrel in North America and has the most northerly distribution (Fig.
Hibernating animals' metabolisms plummet and their temperatures sink much lower; an Arctic ground squirrel, for instance, cools to about--3[degrees]C when it hibernates.
OTCBB:AEMD), San Diego, has announced distribution of adult Arctic ground squirrel (AGS) neural stem cells for research use and provides Neuronascent with license fees and royalty income.
From a tiny Arctic ground squirrel to a near-perfectly preserved baby mammoth found in Siberia, you'll learn all about how some bodies are protected from decay and time.
The foxes set up housekeeping in an abandoned arctic ground squirrel burrow, where the male fox dug into the permafrost (far right) to enlarge the entrance.
A fourth resident vertebrate herbivore, the arctic ground squirrel (Spermophilus parryii), was widespread through the drier upland communities where well-drained soils provided excellent burrow sites.
Here, I report an observation of a Bald Eagle killing and feeding on an Arctic Ground Squirrel.
The Arctic fox, northern collared lemming, caribou, and Arctic ground squirrel comprised 60.
Key words: arctic ground squirrel, Spermophilus parryii, food caching, hoarding, Polygonum, alpine

Full browser ?