Rock Squirrel
Spermophilus variegatus

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Photos Nicky Davis
Thanks to Jack Binch and Steve Hedges for helping me identify this squirrel.

May 21, 2015 - Beaver Canyon, Beaver County, Utah - Five photos of the same squirrel
 
Description:  The body is about a foot long not including the bushy tail which is also about a foot long. http://www.desertusa.com/animals/rock_squirrel.html   The coat is mostly a speckled grayish-brown.  They have a reddish color under the chin and along the neck.  They have a whitish line above  their eyes and a whitish line under their eyes with a darker area below that.

GPS: N- 38.16.9, W- 112.28.33, Elevation 7350 feet

Utah Range
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