Red-legged sun squirrel

Red-legged sun squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Heliosciurus rufobrachium

 

Keywords: red

The Red-legged sun 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 redlegged sun squirrel
A young / baby of a redlegged sun squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A redlegged sun squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Some facts about the
Red-legged sun squirrel

Adult weight : 0.327 kg (0.7194 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 9 years

Litter size : 3

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.23 kg (0.506 lbs)

Temperature : 35.85 °C (96.53 °F)

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