Scientific Name: Callosciurus prevostii

Found In: They are found in lowland and montane forests, cultivated areas and gardens in the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, Bangka Island, Rhio Archipelago, Sulawesi and the East Indies.

Size: average adult is 5 to 11 inches with a tail of 3 to 10 inches long; weigh about 11 ounces

Diet: fruit, nuts, seeds, buds, flowers, insects and bird eggs

Threat Level: Least Concern, potential threats include habitat loss and collection for the illegal pet trade

Facts: Unlike ground squirrels, tree squirrels do not hibernate.

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Photo courtesy of: Smithsonian’s National Zoo