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Tree Squirrel

Paraxerus cepapi


The Tree Squirrel is also known as the Smith's Bush Squirrel. This small species only weighs 200 grams. They are very alert.


Inhabits savanna woodlands, inclusive of a wide variety of woodland types. It favoures trees with suitable holes for nesting, such as Mopane. They will sometimes use holes in the ground, if there is no suitable trees available.

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Thaba Chweu Local Municipality, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 15, 2013
Submitted on Mar 19, 2013

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