Eskimos eat the animal and use its fur in the making of parkas (they call this species "parky" because of how they use its pelt). (Wouding, 1982)
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Lutz, H. 2000. "Spermophilus parryii" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Spermophilus_parryii.html
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