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U is for Uinta Ground Squirrels

The uinta ground squirrel pops out of its hole to check its surroundings.

These ground squirrels hibernate for most of their lives. They spend most of the year sleeping in their underground homes and only come out for a few months in the summer.

 

Did You Know?

Yellowstone Wolf.

There were no wolves in Yellowstone in 1994. The wolves that were reintroduced in 1995 and 1996 thrived and there are now over 300 of their descendents living in the Greater Yellowstone Area.