“Arctic Ground Squirrel”

© Teklanika Photography 2013
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Arctic Ground Squirrel”
Some people in Alaska, particularly around the Aleutians, refer to these rodents as “parka” squirrels.

Arctic Ground Squirrel (Urocitellus parryii)
Denali National Park, Alaska
05/30/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 235mm
1/200 sec @ f5
iso 320
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Winter Squirrel”

© Teklanika Photography 2012
© Teklanika Photography 2012

“Winter Squirrel”
Squirrels claim a half-acre to one-acre territory, and that comes with the exclusive right to harvest cones.

Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)
Chugach State Park, Alaska
02/19/2012
Sony A200
Sigma 70-210mm lens @ 210mm
1/100 sec @ f2.8
iso 100
© Teklanika Photography 2012