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Chipmunk Facts


- Chipmunks live 2-3 years in the wild, and 5-8 years in captivity.

- The eastern chipmunk has two fewer grinding teeth than other chipmunks.

- Chipmunks take an average of 75 breaths a minute.

- One chipmunk may store up to 8 pounds of food in its burrows.

- A chipmunk can carry nine nuts at a time.

- The eastern chipmunk is larger than most of the western species.