Striped ground squirrel

Striped ground squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Xerus erythropus


The Striped ground squirrel is listed as Least Concern. 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 striped ground squirrel
A young / baby of a striped ground squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A striped ground squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Some facts about the
Striped ground squirrel

Adult weight : 0.6 kg (1.32 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 10 years

Female maturity :365 days

Male maturity : 365 days

Gestation : 71 days

Weaning : 53 days

Litter size : 4

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