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Chipmunk On Rock

photograph of a chipmunk sitting on a rock in Yellowstone National Park

 

This chipmunk was scurrying among the rocks of the Firehole River in Yellowstone National Park.  It stopped on a nice sunny rock long enough for me to take this photo.

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Angry Ground Squirrel

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photograph of a ground squirrel barking in Yellowstone National Park

Late one evening I discovered a large colony of ground squirrels living around a tree.  I woke up early the next morning and quietly walked through their territory.  Doing so I began to realize the core group remained together near a tree but several individuals acted as perimeter security.  This one seemed to be warning the others of my presence.

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Gray Squirrel 2

photograph of a squirrel eating seeds

This gray squirrel came by to get in on the action as birds were dropping seeds from my backyard feeder.