Red-bellied squirrel

Red-bellied squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Sciurus aureogaster

 

Keywords: gray , red

The Red-bellied squirrel is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. 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 redbellied squirrel
A young / baby of a redbellied squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A redbellied squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
Guatemala and Mexico
Some facts about the
Red-bellied squirrel

Adult weight : 0.6 kg (1.32 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 12 years

Litter size : 2

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Facts about the red-bellied squirrel

) Chocolate brown, velvety skin with very fine scales, in open weedy terrain Pond Turtles MAMMALS Eastern Cottontail Squirrel (Sciurus aureogaster is known from the ranch)

[ Image to go here ] The Mexican Gray Squirrel The Mexican Gray Squirrel (Sciurus aureogaster), also known as the Mexican Red-Bellied Squirrel, is a species of tree squirrel. (Full text)

The red-bellied squirrel is particularly common, being widely seen all over the park.

Of the more than 60 mammal species, the largest are the Macaque monkeys and spotted deer, while the Red-Bellied Squirrel is unique to this area. (Full text)

Reproduction Red-bellied squirrels are sexually promiscuous.

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