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Indian Palm Squirrel

Funambulus palmarum

Description:

Very gregarious and noisy animal.

Habitat:

Found in my garden


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41 Comments (1–25)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thanks Antonio..

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thank you Maria

Wow sunnyjosef,perfect timing,beautiful capture,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing such a awesome spotting page

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Congratulations!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thank you so much Andrea, I think he was taught the levitating yoga by his guru.. 😊😊😊

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 5 years ago

Great pics Sunny. Love the first pic of him levitating :-) Congratulations on your SOTD. Well deserved.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thank you EnvUnlimited...

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thank you Two Cans

MaryL
MaryL 5 years ago

Congratulations on the SOTD!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thank you MacChristiansen for your comment...

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 5 years ago

Congratulations Sunny on your SOTD

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thank you Smith Zoo, CindyBinghamKeiser and KathleenMcEachern..

Congrats on SOTD!

Congratulations! This is adorable.

Smith Zoo
Smith Zoo 5 years ago

Oh yay! Well deserved! Congrats sunny!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thanks again Leuba..

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

Congratulations, Sunny ! Well-deserved ..

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thank you Lauren.. They are very similar to Chipmunks.. and in size and habits too..

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thanks Reza Hashemizadeh and Mark.... I hope they start to entertain you in AU :-)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Congratulations on SOTD! This is adorable! It has markings like our Chipmunks.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Wow I didn't know we have them in Australia. Congratulations on SOTD. (They're so entertaining in India... hmmm I wonder what they eat in Aust... )

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thank you Karen and projectnoah for selecting this as SOTD...

Congratulations !

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Congratulations Sunny, your great timing has earned you spotting of the day!

This noisy, gregarious squirrel is native to India and Sri Lanka, and was introduced to Australia in the late 19th century where it is now considered a pest species.

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sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Thank you so much Dilan... Lucky to have got it right...

sunnyjosef
Spotted by
sunnyjosef

Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Lat: 9.99, Long: 76.29

Spotted on Feb 18, 2014
Submitted on Feb 18, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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