A single chipmunk can gather up to 165 acorns in a day in the wild
Origin: North America and Asia
Latin Name: Tamias striatus
Habitat: Alpine forests and shrubby deserts
Diet: Seeds, nuts, fruits and insects
Lifespan: Up to 10 years
Average Size: Weight: 125 grams, Height: 20 centimetres
Chipmunks are small rodents from the squirrel family. They have pudgy cheeks, large glossy eyes, distinctive strips and bushy tails. They are solitary creatures and normally ignore each other except during the mating season.