Chipmunk

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Siberian chipmunk Tamias sibiricus

Description

A small rodent of the genus Tamias, such as Tamias striatus, which is native to North America. Chipmunks have reddish brown fur with multiple dark and light stripes. These omnivorous animals live underground burrows and eat grain, nuts, and insects.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus); Streifenhörnchen(Deut.); Backenhörnchen (Deut.); Chipmunks (Deut.); tamia (Fr.); wangzakeekhoorns (Ned.);

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