Chipmunks hibernate during the winter season, even though they do not store fat. Instead of sleeping throughout that entire time, they wake up every few days. More »

The proper scientific term for a chipmunk hole is a burrow. The two types of burrows that chipmunks construct are shallow burrows used for short-term refuge and deep burrows that are used for long-term living. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents

Chipmunks are small members of the Sciuridae family, weigh between 1 and 5 ounces, and are about the size of a teacup. They resemble squirrels but live in burrows rather than trees, although some may take over abandoned ... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents

Most tree-dwelling squirrels, such as red and gray squirrels, do not hibernate during winter and stay active throughout the day as long as the temperature does not fall below 30 degrees Fahrenheit. Ground squirrels, espe... More »

Owls do hibernate during the winter season. The exception is the snowy owl, which migrates to warmer areas when winter comes around. More »

The most efficient method for removing chipmunks, according to wildlife experts, is to trap and release them far from the property. Use animal repellent to keep them from returning to the house and garage. More »

Rodents that burrow include chipmunks, ground squirrels, kangaroo rats and voles. Prairie dogs and woodchucks are larger burrowing rodents that create holes that range from 3 to 8 inches in diameter. Woodchuck burrows te... More »