Ground Squirrels

The striped ground squirrel (Euxerus erythropus) is a species of squirrel native to Africa.

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Arctic ground squirrels changing hibernation patterns

Arctic ground squirrels retain muscle and bone mass during extended hibernation — an ability that may have applications for the extreme of medically induced hibernation for astronauts in space missions

Gut Microbes Help Ground Squirrels Endure Hibernation

Hibernating ground squirrels recycle urine to maintain their muscles

Arctic Ground Squirrels Snuggle to Survive Winter

During a Rodent Quadrathlon, Researchers Learn That Ground Squirrels Have Personalities

Ground Squirrels Have Four Specific Personalities That Shape Their Ecosystems