Friday, October 7, 2016

Chucking



Came home the other day to the strangest noise outside my back door. Scientists call it "chucking" and say it's an alert to the presence of an aerial threat. 

To hear sound clip, click here and scroll to below the photo of an Eastern Chipmunk.


17 comments:

  1. Very nice ones. Pity I can't hear the sound.

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  2. Did you comfort him, no danger in the garden.

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  3. Lindo e bem apanhado.
    Um abra├žo e bom fim-de-semana.
    Andarilhar

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  4. adorable little chucker! don't get them here. had them in wisconsin, though.

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  5. Cute. I wonder if *you* were the threat??

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  6. Cute little guy sending out the alert to his fellow friends.

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  7. He is cute. They're very busy this time of year getting their home stocked with food for the winter.

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  8. I hear them at my house too. they are so cute.

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  9. Very attentive to what happens around him, no doubts in pose for your camera.

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  10. That sound certainly gets the message across! What a cutie with the full cheeks!

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  11. It is quite a high pitched sound isn't it. I guess you were the 'threat'.
    I love the picture.

    All the best Jan

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  12. Awww, cute - and loud - lille fella.

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  13. Well I didn't expect that sound from this little sweetie RR ­čśŐ

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  14. Well I didn't expect that sound from this little sweetie RR ­čśŐ

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