Uterine Prolapse in an Adult Richardson's Ground Squirrel, Spermophilus richardsonii

Gilbert Proulx, Keith Mackenzie, Neil Mackenzie, Benjamin P. Proulx


During a study of Richardson's Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus richardsonii) populations in southern Saskatchewan, we captured one adult female with a partially prolapsed uterus. This is the first known case of uterine prolapse in a Richardson's Ground Squirrel.


Richardson's Ground Squirrel; Spermophilus richardsonii; uterine prolapse; Saskatchewan

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22621/cfn.v123i4.1006

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