In Alaska, thought to prefer open, well-drained grassy areas and open deciduous forest with an undergrowth of grasses, forbs, and shrubs (ADF&G 1978). Frequently, sighted along roadsides and near old buildings (MacDonald and Cook 2009).
ADF&G. 1978. Alaska’s wildlife and habitat, volume II. Anchorage, AK.
MacDonald, S. O. and J. A. Cook. 2009. Recent Mammals of Alaska. University of Alaska Press, Fairbanks, AK.