Chipmunk in tree hole
He was scurrying along the ground as I approached and curled in this tree hole just long enough to snap this photo. Then he was off again.
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Sassy California Ground Squirrel
It's ok, I was sticking my tongue out at him too.
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Meadow Vole in morning dew
There are drops of dew on the tips of grass, and tiny drops on the hairs of this vole. He raced out of the woods into a field and was munching grass until he discovered I was not a tree.