Hands-down the most beautiful chipmunk I've ever seen! This beautiful creature was right near the Quandary Peak, CO, trailhead.
What do you call a pika with a cold? Pika-chu! These adorable, cold-weather rodents spend their time oscillating between basking on warm rocks and frantically gathering food. Quandary Peak, CO.
Although technically not a rodent, rabbits belong to a group known as lagomorphs. They are closely related and occupy similar ecological niches. Tucson, AZ.
These adorable creatures were hilarious to watch! In this case, play consisted of one youngster tackling his / her sister. Rocky Mountain Arsenal, CO.
This ground squirrel went from standing atop the rock, offering a great vantage point, to directly in front. Yellowstone National Park, WY.
Just an adorable prairie dog munching on some greens, Rocky Mountain Arsenal, CO.
When perceived danger has passed, prairie dogs perform a "jump squeak." The name is pretty self-explanatory. Rocky Mountain Arsenal, CO.
The three on the right look as though they're up to some shenanigans! Rocky Mountain Arsenal, CO.
Upon their mother's return, her children all gather around for some turbo suckling before dashing off again. Rocky Mountain Arsenal, CO.