Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World


Photo of the Week: Columbian Ground Squirrel (Banff, Canada)

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 11:39 AM PST

The Columbian Ground Squirrel spends around 230 days of each year asleep but in the remaining third of year manages to reproduce, pack on enough weight to let the hibernation happen, store some food away for when it wakes up and build a burrow with separate sleeping quarters. Territorial and living in colonies (or scurries), it is highly addictive watching them run around or perch on their hind...

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