Have you stumbled upon an orphaned chipmunk? What with their size and those wide, black eyes, baby chipmunks can be hard to resist. Nevertheless, the first thing you need to do is figure out whether a chipmunk even needs your help or not. Chances are, it may just be out and about but may not necessarily be an orphan. Take a look around and see if you can spot its mother.
There are other signs that can help you discern whether a chipmunk is orphaned as well. For example, if the chipmunk doesn’t make too much effort to evade you and looks very thin, then it may need your help.
Now that you have managed to rescue a baby chipmunk, what’s next? Caring for a chipmunk isn’t easy and there’s a lot that you will have to learn. In this article, I’m going to talk about one of the most primary aspects of caring for a chipmunk— knowing what to feed it. Let’s get started.