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Quiz: Are You An Expert on 13-Lined Ground Squirrels?




A 13-lined ground squirrel. (Photo by Matt Ruhter)

Thirteen-lined ground squirrels may not be as noticeable as their tree-dwelling counterparts, but they are common all across Will County. They closely resemble another small mammal, though, so the two animals are often lumped together.

Test your knowledge on these critters to see if you know your stuff. You might want to study up ahead of time with the help of our creature feature.

Note: If on a mobile device, click here to take the quiz.

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