We’re back! Ellie had a cavity in one of her teeth so we took a few days off! Today we’re meeting another small resident of Camp E&E- Chippie the Chipmunk!
Chipmunk Fun Facts:
- Chipmunks can grow up to 11″ long and can have a 5″ long tail.
- All but one of the 25 species of chipmunks live in North America.
- They live in forests to deserts.
- Chipmunks are omnivores. They eat insects, seeds and nuts.
- They cache food for the winter.
- Chipmunks do hibernate.
- They don’t store fat, like other animals such as bears. Instead, chipmunks get up a few times during the winter to eat their cache.
- Chipmunks are diurnal.
- One chipmunk can gather 165 acorns in one day!