Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Tamias minimus
Location: Everywhere
Eastern chipmunks mate in early spring and again in early summer, producing litters of four or five young twice each year.The young emerge from the burrow after about six weeks and strike out on their own within the next two weeks. Chipmunks have an omnivorous diet consisting of grain, nuts, birds' eggs, small frogs, fungi, worms, and insects
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Genus: Tamias (chipmunks)
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)
Order: Rodentia (rodents)
Class: Mammalia (Mammals)
Phylum/Division: Chordata (Spinal chorded)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)