Squee Sunday: Chipmunks

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Chipmunks are rodents from the Tamias genus. Most species live in North America. The exception is the Siberian chipmunk, which lives where you’d expect it to.

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They’re omnivourous and store food in cheek pouches, like hamsters.

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The move fast and jump incredibly high.

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Posted by sheila

Sheila came to La Palma with a six month contract and has stayed 24 years so far. She used to work as a software engineer at the observatory, but now she's a writer and Starlight guide.

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