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Malabar Giant Squirrel

Ratufa indica

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

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2 Comments

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 9 years ago

Wow! Big!!!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

wow

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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