These gophers hibernate for many, many months... Males apparently wake before females, so perhaps this little fellow was wondering where his mates were.
So, the question of the day: Now that he's awake, does that make it spring? (Please?)
|All right, now, I'm awake! Bring on the fun! © SB|
What is this? A Richardson's Ground Squirrel, aka a gopher.
Location: Near Lumsden, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Photo dates: March 14, 2013.