He (or she?) popped up from a decaying snowbank to watch me... first his head, then his whole body.
And then the gopher (which is what we call the RGS in Saskatchewan) stood, a snowball in his hands. "Watch it, human. I have a snowball and I know how to use it!"
Or perhaps this is just ice, caught in his wee paw.
|Richardson's Ground Squirrel, aka gopher. © SB|
What is this? Richardson's Ground Squirrel, aka prairie gopher.
Location: Grid road north of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Photo date: April 3, 2013.