|Common Name:||Squirrel, Golden-mantled Ground|
|Scientific Name:||Spermophilus lateralis|
|Area:||Headwaters of the Metolius River, Oregon|
|Date:||May 24, 2003|
More cases than not people refer to these squirrels as chipmunks. All chipmunks however have stripes accross the face. On the East-side of the Cascades these are the main squirrels to be seen in the campgrounds looking for handouts.
Collier Memorial State Park, Oregon - - - October 6, 2010
|Reference:||Cascade-Olympic Natural History by Daniel Mathews|
|Link:||Trip Journal Entry||