Layard's palm squirrel

Layard's palm squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Funambulus layardi

 

The Layard's palm 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 Layard
A young / baby of a Layard is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Layard group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
India and Sri Lanka

Facts about the Layard's palm squirrel

Layard's striped squirrel (Funambulus layardi) is also found in the adjacent montane rain forest ecoregion. (Full text)

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