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Would You Like a Flower?

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 28 June 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

The golden-mantled ground squirrel is a small chipmunk-like squirrel common in mountainous areas up to the timberline. It eats seeds, nuts and fruits.

In the fall, the golden-mantled ground squirrel puts on a layer of fat. It hibernates from October to May. It has cheek pouches that it uses to carry food. It takes food to its den and stores it to eat in the spring when it wakes up.

Jerry from Aberdeen, United States

wow, looks like a spot light to me. Love the expression on this little guy. Great photo

28 Jun 2012 5:31am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

So sweet...a wonderful capture!

28 Jun 2012 6:10am

omid from mashhad, Iran

:) very nice & so beautiful!!!!
Lovely!!!!

28 Jun 2012 6:27am

rick from brisbane, Australia

'Sweet as a nut' or is that a seed pod he is about to eat? Another good animal shot, Barbara.

28 Jun 2012 7:03am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super composition

28 Jun 2012 7:08am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Such sweet little rodent features !

28 Jun 2012 7:11am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

ahhh how sweet your little friend is. Fantastic shot 5*

28 Jun 2012 8:21am

Leo from Bakel, Netherlands

A very nice shot of this squirrel.

28 Jun 2012 11:33am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Superb timing to catch this cute upright pose! Gorgeous light as well.

28 Jun 2012 11:48am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

I think this is the cutest photo I've seen today on Aminus3.
Wonderful capture! 5*****stars!

28 Jun 2012 11:57am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

superb shot of this cute creature

28 Jun 2012 12:11pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Adorable capture of this squirrel. His eyes are huge.

28 Jun 2012 12:53pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

A very cute shot of this pert looking little animal. His lifecycle was very interesting.

28 Jun 2012 2:07pm

franz from Baden, Austria

what a cute and lovely capture ... this chipmunk is quite the gent, it seems ;-))

28 Jun 2012 3:16pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Excellent capture, share and title! Love this guy.

28 Jun 2012 3:52pm

Shar from Pilot Butte near Regina, SK, Canada

This is cute! Talk about being in the right place at the right time!

28 Jun 2012 5:53pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Fantastic capture Barbara

28 Jun 2012 6:07pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

What a cute capture Barbara! ;-)

28 Jun 2012 6:43pm

tataray from france, France

Donnée si gentiment et en beauté ... Oui !
Extra)

28 Jun 2012 7:35pm

Bruno F from France

Cute one !

28 Jun 2012 7:43pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Sooooooooo cute

28 Jun 2012 7:57pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Perfectly composed and captured with great detail! He seems to be striking a pose for you!

28 Jun 2012 8:33pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

What a sweet, sweet shot. It posed expressly for you and your camera!

28 Jun 2012 8:42pm

yo from Ile de France, France

Yes I would !
Nice capture !

28 Jun 2012 9:10pm

Oiva from Turku, Finland

A wonderful chipmunk, we have squirrels a very dark brown in the summer and has tassels on the ears, in the winter of their hair is gray! Beautiful shot.))Haleja.

28 Jun 2012 10:38pm

Susan Rose from Georgia, United States

What a cutie..... Hi, little guy!
NICE PHOTO.

28 Jun 2012 10:46pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Awww! So cute. Lovely moment captured perfectly.

28 Jun 2012 11:17pm

ks from Kanagawa, Japan

nice shot!

28 Jun 2012 11:46pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Lovely photo of this cute squirrel !!! Great ....

29 Jun 2012 12:36am

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

so cute, very well taken, looks friendly...

29 Jun 2012 2:16am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It is like they Disney s squirrels Chip and Dale. In Finland their names are Tiku and Taku Very funny little and beautiful animal.

29 Jun 2012 4:53am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Wonderful image!

29 Jun 2012 6:41am

Donna from Port Matilda, United States

It looks like our chipmunks in the east.

29 Jun 2012 10:39am

Chantal from Romans sur isère, France

Trop mignon !

29 Jun 2012 11:51am

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Woderful capture! I love! *****

29 Jun 2012 10:03pm

Joyce from Montana, United States

Gosh Barbara, that is too sweet. Just love it!

30 Jun 2012 11:48pm

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Very cute!

1 Jul 2012 12:48am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great pose...great shot...cute...

3 Jul 2012 6:19pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

You captured it at a great momnet: handling the flowers! It is a very good combination and a most pleasant composition!

9 Aug 2012 5:50am