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chipmunk

a terrestrial rodent similar to a squirrel but lacking the bushy tail, silky coat and tufted ears. Has longitudinal stripes along its back. Called also Eutamius spp. and Tamias striatus.
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Plus, some male chipmunks are quite partial to having several females on the go at any one time.
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Chipmunks do this to ensure that the openings to their burrows remain hidden from obvious predators such as snakes and raptors.
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