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ground squirrel

Translation of ground squirrel in Spanish:

noun

  • (nombre genérico dado a varios roedores norteamericanos)
    Example sentences
    • Dimples and scratches in the sand also reveal the presence of numerous small mammals, including kangaroo rats, ground squirrels, pocket mice, and wood rats.
    • There are three basic body forms in squirrels: tree squirrels, ground squirrels and flying squirrels.
    • Some ermine appropriate the burrows of mice or ground squirrels and adapt them for their own use.

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