That one looks like it means businessThere were some tense moments this evening when I inadvertently crossed paths with this Drop Chipmunk. Called "Drop Chipmunks" because of their habit of dropping from branches to attack their prey with their razor sharp claws. Drop Chipmunks can be identified by a hooked tail from which they use to swing down from the branches, and their blood curdling low growl. This one was a little outside it's normal range. Many are reported during the day near Marijuana Dispensaries but most sightings and attacks occur late at night, just outside taverns and bars in tourist areas. I was startled to see this one on a local trail near the lake in broad daylight. They must be getting bolder.
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