Flora and Fauna Friday

Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel

This week’s Flora and Fauna Friday is a Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus) in the late spring. Alternative common English names include Striped Gopher and Leopard Ground Squirrel.

Photographed near Punnichy on the Saskatchewan, Canada prairies in the late 1990s.


Flora and Fauna Friday: 3rd July 2020



Hoarfrost at sunrise.

Snow covered prairie and hoarfrost covered trees at sunrise in Saskatchewan.

Golden light on hoarfrost covered trees, Saskatchewan, Canada