Tropical ground squirrel

Tropical ground squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Spermophilus adocetus


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

Facts about the tropical ground squirrel

Tropical ground squirrels are active all year and do not store food. (Full text)

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