What makes a chipmunk special? Lively and speedy critters, chipmunks are small members of the squirrel family. Their pudgy cheeks, large, glossy eyes, stripes, and bushy tails have made them a favorite among animators, and landed them a series of starring roles in Hollywood.
Do chipmunks remember humans? They can remember humans and can recognize the people that can be trusted as a source of food. Their memory is evident in studies where they were able to navigate a maze. Chipmunks are not social and friendly. They would not even make a good pet and always try to stay hidden.
Are chipmunks good for anything? Chipmunks are beneficial
Wherever they poop, they spread tree and other plant seeds, as well as mycorrhiza, a fungus that’s vital for increasing water and nutrient absorption in plants.
Can chipmunks see in dark? Chipmunks tend to sleep when the sun sets. When they do come out at night, they’re at a grave disadvantage, but they are not totally blind thanks to how their eyes are made.