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Malabar Giant Squirrel

Ratufa indica


Dorsal coloration varies from deep red to brown, the ventral fur is white. Short, round ears, a broadened hand with an expanded inner paw for gripping, and large, powerful claws. Females distinguished from males by their three sets of mammae.


Endemic to deciduous, mixed deciduous, and moist evergreen forests of peninsular India.

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MrsPbio 9 years ago

Wow! Big!!!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago


Hariprasad V N
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Hariprasad V N

Kerala, India

Spotted on Feb 1, 2012
Submitted on Feb 4, 2013

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