Smith's bush squirrel

Smith's bush squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Paraxerus cepapi

 

Keywords: yellow , diurnal

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

Adult weight : 0.216 kg (0.4752 lbs)

Female maturity :185 days

Gestation : 57 days

Weaning : 40 days

Litter size : 2

Litters per year : 2

Weight at birth : 0.013 kg (0.0286 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.224 kg (0.4928 lbs)

Temperature : 38.85 °C (101.93 °F)

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