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striped spermophile

thirteen-lined ground squirrel

[thur-teen-lahynd] /ˈθɜrˌtinˈlaɪnd/
noun
1.
a brownish ground squirrel, Citellus tridecemlineatus, of prairie regions of the U.S., having cream-colored stripes extending along its back and sides.
Also called thirteen-lined gopher, striped spermophile.
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