All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>California ground squirrel </b><br><i>Spermophilus beecheyi</i></br>
California ground squirrel
Spermophilus beecheyi
This little guy must have not liked the looks of us as we hiked up the trail to Gaylor Lake in Yosemite, he barked out alarm calls to the other squirrels nearby. These little squirrels are also known as "chickarees".