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  1. abraxas

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    Wild-wildlife

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  2. Chris of Arabia

    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    The first photo I've seen on here that made me laugh out loud. Excellent shot.
     
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    now if i were one of those (a meerkat?) .... and i had to fight this guy.... where would i hit him first?..... hmmmmm
     
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    that is hilarious
     
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    That reminds me of this one, I wonder if that is what spawned this one :lol:


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    Thanks for the comments Chris, Archangel and Julz,

    My brazen little paw-wringing acquaintance is a Mojave antelope squirrel at Black Rock campground in Joshua Tree National Park, Ca. He exposed himself when I opened a bag of corn chips at a lunch during a class.
     
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    It appears as if the adaptation is succeeding. :)
     
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  9. abraxas

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    The tail isn't quite long enough, although it does fold over the back.

    This shot is not so good:
    Antelope ground squirrel

    It is a ground squirrel and diurnal, the only one active during the day around here. The curling tail does look like it affords some protection from the sun.
     
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  11. abraxas

    abraxas No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I do too. Interesting how this appears to be common behavior between squirrels (I checked out the ground squirrel photos on your site). You know of any way to tell how far apart genetically these species are?
     
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    No sorry, I do not know. It would be interesting to know though. I do not think that there would be a comparison anywhere.
     

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