Due to the influence of popular culture, most people tend to think of chipmunks as small, cute, and harmless animals. After all, we’ve grown up with cartoon characters like Alvin (of “Alvin and the Chipmunks” fame) or Chip and Dale (from the old Disney cartoons of the same name).
In some ways, we have been conditioned to think of these creatures as gentle acorn-hunters who would never hurt anything. However, all is not as it seems. Let’s address the issue by answering a simple question: “Do chipmunks eat birds?”