It’s mating season for the Arctic Ground Squirrel | Alaska: A Year In The Wild | Channel 5

It’s mating season for the Arctic Ground Squirrel | Alaska: A Year In The Wild | Channel 5


At last a female. She’ll only be receptive to
mating for four hours in any given year. Get his timing wrong and he’ll
be painfully rejected. Success.
He’s at first base. Now all he has to do is keep an
eye on her and be patient. He won’t help
raise his offspring… but waiting for the right moment
to conceive them is a chance to get to know each other.

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