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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-26-2005, 11:57 AM Thread Starter
 
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Columbian Ground Squirrels

Just wondering if anyone has kept this species as a pet and if they make good pets?

I stumbled across a broker who is selling them (good old Ratkateers!): http://www.ratkateersrodentry.com/cu...=49&shopperid=
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I believe it is a new thing this year, the brokers who used to make money off of the Prairie Dogs, are trying to find a replacement. I think last year it was the RGS, but they aren't as popular as PDs.

There is a little bit of info on Central Pets site about them.
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They are very cute, look like the squirrels I have in my garden..
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-26-2005, 10:30 PM Thread Starter
 
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I have heard the RGS don't make as good of pets as the PD's, they don't bond as easily which is why I'm wondering about these Columbian GS..
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