Horse-tailed squirrel

Horse-tailed squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Sundasciurus hippurus


The Horse-tailed 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 horsetailed squirrel
A young / baby of a horsetailed squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A horsetailed squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia
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Horse-tailed squirrel

Adult weight : 0.313 kg (0.6886 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 14 years

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