Sri Lankan giant squirrel

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Original source: Giant Squirrel (Ratufa macroura)
Author: Steve Garvie from Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

Sri Lankan giant squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Ratufa macroura

 

The Grizzled giant squirrel, sri lankan giant squirrel is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Sri Lankan giant squirrel
A young / baby of a Sri Lankan giant squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Sri Lankan giant squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
India and Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan giant squirrel habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest

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