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Cape Ground Squirrel

Xerus inauris


The name Cape Ground Squirrel is somewhat misleading as it actually has a much wider area of habitation. It sometimes shares its burrows with mongooses and meerkats.

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1 Comment

alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Its tail looks as long as its body! Almost like dragging an anchor along.

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Oshikoto, Namibia

Spotted on Jun 27, 2008
Submitted on Feb 28, 2011

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