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Indian giant squirrel

Ratufa indica

Description:

The Indian giant squirrel, or Malabar giant squirrel, (Ratufa indica) is a large tree squirrel species genus Ratufa native to India. It is a large-bodied diurnal, arboreal, and herbivorous squirrel found in South Asia

Habitat:

Western Ghats


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10 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 years ago

Beautiful animal and photo!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 4 years ago

he's adorable in his own way ;)

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 4 years ago

Cute & Great shot!!

SeraArnold
SeraArnold 4 years ago

Thank you! So much to still explore on Project Noah & the planet - cheers

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

These giant squirrels are beautiful animals! Welcome to Project Noah PramodCL.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Great find Pramod...

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 4 years ago

What a cutie!

SeraArnold
SeraArnold 4 years ago

Very beautiful! What glorious markings & colours, thanx a great 'spot'!

nrvero
nrvero 4 years ago

Beautiful creature! I had no idea squirrels like this existed. Thanks very much for sharing!

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

Beautiful squirrel!

Kerala, India

Lat: 9.44, Long: 77.08

Spotted on May 27, 2014
Submitted on Aug 21, 2014

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