A chipmunk, a small rodent with puffy cheeks. Depicted as a brown chipmunk in full profile facing left, sitting on its hind legs with a bushy tail and striped body. Generally holding an acorn or other nut in its hands.
May be used to represent a squirrel or related animals.
At one point, Google’s chipmunk was looking forward, squinting with a buck tooth. Microsoft’s previous black-and-white design could be mistaken for a skunk.
📅 Chipmunk was approved as part of Unicode 7.0 in 2014
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.