Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Callosciurus prevostii
Which zoos have them?Artis (Netherlands)
The Prevost's 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 PrevostA young / baby of a Prevost is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Prevost group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Facts about the Prevost's squirrel
Currently Prevost's squirrels are not threatened.
DISTRIBUTION: Prevost's squirrel is from south-east Asia.
INTRODUCTION Callosciurus prevostii is an arboreal squirrel found throughout the Sunda shelf, with a range from the Isthmus of Kra in the north to the islands of Borneo, Sumatra, and Sulawesi, as well as several smaller islands in
Prevost's squirrel is also known as the Tri-colored, Ornamental, or Beautiful squirrel.
Prevost's squirrels are tree squirrels and are therefore excellent at climbing and jumping.
Prevostâ€™s SquirrelWith its black, tan, and white coat, the Prevostâ€™s Squirrel is the most colorful of the worldâ€™s squirrels.
Social Structure Prevost's squirrels are solitary.More animals beginning with P