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Predation on a Snake by Spermophilus tridecemlineatus

Harry E. Wistrand
The American Midland Naturalist
Vol. 88, No. 2 (Oct., 1972), pp. 511-512
DOI: 10.2307/2424389
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2424389
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Abstract

An observation of a young thirteen-lined ground squirrel, Spermophilus tridecemlineatus, eating a snake is noted. Although other incidents of ground squirrel predatory behavior have been reported, this is the first record of predation on a snake.

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