Richardson ground squirrel


Richardson ground squirrel
a ground squirrel, Citellus richardsoni, of sagebrush and grassland areas of the northwestern U.S. and adjacent regions in Canada. Also called flickertail.
[1935-40; named after Sir John Richardson (1787-1865), Scottish naturalist]

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