| The habitat of the Baja California Rock Squirrel is high and dry: it lives in volcanic mountains where the vegetation includes cactus, mesquite, palo verde and other desert plants. Museum specimens were collected in every month except December and January, suggesting that the squirrels may be active year-round.
Total Length: 410-465 mm; Tail: 185-210 mm
Bryant, W., 1889. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 2, 2:26.
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