Congo rope squirrel

Congo rope squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Funisciurus congicus

 

The Congo rope squirrel is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Congo rope squirrel
A young / baby of a Congo rope squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Congo rope squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Some facts about the
Congo rope squirrel

Adult weight : 0.106 kg (0.2332 lbs)

Gestation : 52 days

Weaning : 50 days

Litter size : 2

Litters per year : 2

Interval between litters : 60 days

Weight at birth : 0.01 kg (0.022 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.112 kg (0.2464 lbs)

Temperature : 38.85 °C (101.93 °F)

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