Showing posts with label SQUIRREL. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SQUIRREL. Show all posts

Friday, January 01, 2010

INDIAN GIANT SQUIRREL

MALABAR GIANT SQUIRREL


it is a large squirrel.
endemic to western ghats in south india.
color rust red or maroon to black dorsally and on tail and gray creamy ventrally.crown separated from nape by distinct pale band.conspicuous ear tufts.hind limbs black or with varying shades of red color with white yellowish tip and pale mid ventral line.very long tail.
diurnal,solitary,arboreal,inhabits mixed deciduous and evergreen forests.
see my next post also.
see this old post.

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