Bolivian squirrel

Bolivian squirrel

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


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

Adult weight : 0.19 kg (0.418 lbs)

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Facts about the Bolivian squirrel

4 oz (2-2 ½ pounds) Features: Bolivian Squirrels are sexually dichromatic, with black on the female and gray on the male.

Bolivian Squirrel or Sciurus ignitus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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