Deppe's squirrel

Deppe's squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Sciurus deppei

 

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

Adult weight : 0.19 kg (0.418 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Deppe's squirrel

The Deppe's Squirrel is a [CITIES-listed Endangered Species] (Full text)

Deppe's squirrel Sciurus deppei (Deppe's squirrel) is a small squirrel.

Since Deppe's squirrels are too small to be a good food source, they are mainly killed to prevent crop damage .

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