Red bush squirrel

Red bush squirrel

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


Keywords: red

The Red 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 red bush squirrel
A young / baby of a red bush squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A red bush squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.

Facts about the red bush squirrel

The populations of riverine rabbits and red bush squirrels are, however, the only Southern African mammal species that are in such extremely dire straits world wide.

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