Tufted ground squirrel

Tufted ground squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Rheithrosciurus macrotis

 

The Tufted ground 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 tufted ground squirrel
A young / baby of a tufted ground squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A tufted ground squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
Indonesia and Malaysia

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