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Indian giant squirrel

Ratufa indica

Description:

India, Rare

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8 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Yuko... Please read to know why we love this threatened beauty...
http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/19378...
In Northern parts of Western Ghats they find more Orange shade than Maroon. In Kerala and Karnataka states they find such darker shade. Southern part sees bigger Squirrels and in Northern parts like in Gujarat and Maharashtra seen comparatively smaller in size.

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

The darker-colored fur makes him look like he has a bang. :)
Incredible series! How big is he?

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Love your this beautiful spotting Sergei... Great efforts to follow this shy and beauty....

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

This beauty is popularly known as Malabar Giant Squirrel and flagship mammal of Western Ghats Bio-diversity....!!

Seema
Seema 8 years ago

loved it..

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Nice one,

Apple
Apple 8 years ago

You should add this spotting to the global Project Squirrel mission. Great shots!

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

love the tail!

Kerala, India

Spotted on Jan 10, 2012
Submitted on Jan 10, 2012

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