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Yucatan squirrel

Sciurus yucatanensis


These squirrels live in forests, active during the day and resting at night, spending most of their time in trees. Their dreys (nests) are built in branches from leaves and twigs. The squirrel's main diet consists of soft fruit, nuts and seeds. Females generally give birth to 2 or 3 young during the April to August dry season.


Seen at the Jardín Botánico

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1 Comment

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Great series Maria is great you fine one of this squirrel they are kind of rare:)

Maria dB
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Spotted on Dec 19, 2012
Submitted on Jan 2, 2013

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