mantled ground squirrel


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Noun1.mantled ground squirrel - common black-striped reddish-brown ground squirrel of western North Americamantled ground squirrel - common black-striped reddish-brown ground squirrel of western North America; resembles a large chipmunk
spermophile, ground squirrel, gopher - any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
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The dozen debating bureaucrats are Forest Service scientists whose expertise runs the gamut from brown creepers and bark beetles to carbon budgets, fire history, arid the reproductive cycles of the golden mantled ground squirrel. They have assembled at Blacks Mountain for a unique study, broad-based in scope and bold for an agency often criticized for its preoccupation with growing bigger and better boards.
He is clinging to a wriggling golden mantled ground squirrel he just removed from a Sherman live trap.