Some chipmunk facts:
1) They hibernate until March and emerge even if the forest is deep in snow.
2) They are solitary except for the mothers with their young.
3) Interlopers will retreat from territories if the owner chipmunk shows up.
4) There are two varieties with the eastern chipmunk about double the size of the western.
All information from http://www.hww.ca/hww2.asp?id=86 Who's who in The Hinterland.
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