Eastern Chipmunk – Tamias striatus
Although every other creature in Quebec other than Coyotes has visited our garden in the 21 years we have been here we have never seen a Chipmunk before, so we were really happy to see this young fellow scurry across the deck after a major wind and rain “event”. It’s strange because we have ideal habitat for them and they are not uncommon in the arboretum, which isn’t far away … anyway, here he is.
Tamias striatus, a close relative of the American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)
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