Franklin's Ground Squirrel

Poliocitellus franklinii

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Franklin's ground squirrel (Poliocitellus franklinii) is a species of squirrel native to North America, and the only member of the genus Poliocitellus. Due to the destruction of prairie, the populations of Franklin's ground squirrel have dwindled, approaching levels of concern. However, the species is prolific and locally abundant.

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  1. (c) lschweg, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/23045740
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poliocitellus_franklinii

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