In America, there are numerous species of ground squirrels, including various species of marmots and chipmunks. The Washington ground squirrel is found in Washington and Oregon, while Rock squirrels are in the southwest United States. Other examples include the following:
- Townsend’s ground squirrels live in high desert areas.
- Round-tailed ground squirrels live in Southwest desert areas.
- Spotted ground squirrels live in the central and southwest parts of America.
- Thirteen-lined ground squirrels live in prairies in the central region of the U.S.
- Richardson’s ground squirrels are in North Dakota, Montana, and other northern regions.
- Paiute ground squirrels live in Utah, Nevada, and the Pacific Northwest.
- Mexican ground squirrels live in New Mexico and Texas.
- Mohave ground squirrels thrive in the Mohave desert.
Ground squirrels exist in these and many other areas, making them one of the most prevalent wildlife. As their population grows, so will the nuisance behaviors and damages to your home and property.