| Durango Chipmunks are common in moist pine-oak forests in the Sierra Madre, and less abundant in drier woodland. Rocks, logs, and litter provide cover for their daytime activities. They sometimes use rotting piles of cut timber as dens. They are known to feed on corn, acorns, and pine nuts. Their vocalizations include both "chuck" and "trill" calls.
Head and Body: 125-156 mm (males) 131-150 mm (females); Ssp T. durangae solivagus Head and Body: 121-137 mm (males);119-144 mm (females) Tail vertebrae: 80-100 mm (males) 87-110 mm (females); Ssp T. durangae solivagus Tail vertebrae: 85-112 mm (males); 86
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