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Chipmunks use cheeks to move food, tunnel system to store it

This chipmunk managed to climb up to my birdbath where it could enjoy a drink and get a good look around.
This chipmunk managed to climb up to my birdbath where it could enjoy a drink and get a good look around.
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Summer is a time for picnics, swimming, camping and chipmunks. These small ground squirrels can be found throughout North America, but not all chipmunks are created equally. In fact, there are 16 different species of chipmunks that can be found on the continent. But here in the eastern U.S. we have only one — the eastern chipmunk. And believe me, one is all we need! Chipmunks live in elaborate tunnel systems that they excavate for ...


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