MAMMAL MONDAY # 72
It’s Mammal Monday and we’re going to South Africa to meet a member of the rodent family. We’re heading in to the desert so grab your hat, your mud sunscreen and your sunglasses and let’s goooooo…
MEET THE CAPE GROUND SQUIRREL!
Diet: Omnivore: seeds, bulbs, insects
Length/Weight: 8-12”/ 12 oz
Conservation Status: common
- Cape Ground squirrels live in small colonies.
- They have large claws.
- Cape ground squirrels burrow underground.
- Cape ground squirrels forage for food daily.
- They have different calls for predators.
These little rodents are cute! We just love all the squirrels of the world. Do you have a favorite squirrel?