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  Sundasciurus tenuis
  Family Name : Sciuridae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Mammal)

  Common Names : Slender Squirrel

 
Slender Squirrel
  • Description
    • Size :
      15 cm
      Description :
      Upperparts and tail olive brown, underparts grey. Pale around the eyes. Tail slender. Snout blunt.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Active both day and night. Feeds on a mixed of plant and animal material. Found on trees.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Parks & Gardens, Terrestrial
      Distribution :
      Inhabits forest and parkland. In Singapore, common but confined to the Central Nature Reserves, Bukit Batok Nature Park and Singapore Botanic Gardens. Distributed in the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo.
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Bukit Batok Nature Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Native
      Singapore Red Data Book 2008 status :
      Not Threatened

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