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Chipmunk Behavior

The chipmunk is a solitary animal and will socialize during the breeding season. This animal is diurnal and eats insects, snails, nuts, berries, seeds, fruit, and grain. The chipmunk is a ground dwelling mammal. It constructs burrows which can be up to 30 feet in length. Eastern chipmunks spend a lot of time gathering and storing food for the winter. Chipmunks hibernate from late fall to early spring, but every two weeks they will wake to eat. Their predators include: foxes, weasels, badgers, bobcats and snakes.