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Black Giant Squirrel

Ratufa bicolor

Description:

Black Giant Squirrel visiting a fruit tree for breakfast

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4 Comments

SamanthaCraven
SamanthaCraven 8 years ago

Whoops, wrong link! Here's the right one: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_giant...

SamanthaCraven
SamanthaCraven 8 years ago

Hi Alice, it is a rather unusual squirrel I'll give you that, but it is a squirrel (Family Sciuridae). According to Wikipedia: Head and body length varies from 35 to 58 centimetres (14 to 23 in) in length, and the tail is up to 60 centimetres (24 in) long, with an overall length of up to 118 centimetres (46 in).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sciuridae

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

The tail does not look like a squirrels, could this be another animal?

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

That's a really big squirrel!

SamanthaCraven
Spotted by
SamanthaCraven

Malaysia

Spotted on Apr 24, 2010
Submitted on Mar 24, 2011

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