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Guayaquil Squirrel

Sciurus stramineus


Red squirrel that we saw jumping in trees.


Páramo. We saw the squirrel in september and it was really dry.


pirucreaciones 9 years ago

Thanks Daniele, I think you might be right. It seems like a Guayaquil squirrel. Thanks again for the suggestion

DanielePralong 9 years ago

Thanks for your reply pirucreaciones! The Guayaquil Squirrel is not only found in Guayaquil; it is endemic to southwestern Ecuador and northwestern Peru. If you check the link in my suggestion you'll see it's found in the Provincia de Loja, where yours was also spotted.

pirucreaciones 9 years ago

Daniele Im not sure is a guayaquil squirrel and we were far way from that city, but thanks for the suggestion.
And Thanks Maria for the welcome :) have a nice day.

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Lovely spotting! A belated welcome to Project Noah!

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Loja, Provincia de Loja, Ecuador

Spotted on Sep 20, 2014
Submitted on Nov 19, 2014

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