Black giant squirrel

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Black giant squirrel

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


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The Black giant 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 black giant squirrel
A young / baby of a black giant squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A black giant squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Some facts about the
Black giant squirrel

Adult weight : 2 kg (4.4 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 19 years

Female maturity :1078 days

Gestation : 32 days

Litter size : 1

Litters per year : 2

Interval between litters : 278 days

Weight at birth : 0.077 kg (0.1694 lbs)

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Facts about the black giant squirrel

Black Giant Squirrel or Ratufa bicolor is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

The Black Giant Squirrel is a [CITIES-listed Endangered Species]

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