Fiery squirrel

Fiery squirrel

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


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

Facts about the fiery squirrel

The Orinoco agouti (Dasyprocta guamara) is found only in Delta Amacuro State; the fiery squirrel (Sciurus flammifer) is restricted to northern Bolívar State; Fernandez's sword-nosed bat (Lonchorhina fernandezi) is known only in a small area from northern Amazonas State and western Bolívar State; Barnes's free-tailed bat (Molossus barnesi ) has been recorded only in French Guiana; and the Oyapock fish-eating rat (Neusticomys oyapocki) is known from French Guiana and neighboring (Full text)

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