Typical Damage/Nuisance Caused:
Chipmunks make their nests in attics, basements, crawlspaces, and wall / floor voids.
They will dig and undermine sidewalks.
They seem to love digging holes in gardens.

Quick Facts:
Chipmunks are one of the few hibernators in Michigan.
They are considered light-hibernators because they wake occassionally to eat food which they have stored inside their nest.
They are often referred to as ground squirrels.
Picture provided by University of Michigan Museum of Zoology