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Indian Palm Squirrel
Indian Palm Squirrel Portrait
Indian Palm Squirrel climbing a tree.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Funambulus
Species: F. palmarum
Binomial name
Funambulus palmarum

The Indian Palm Squirrel (Funambulus palmarum) is a rodent species found in the Sciuridae family.

Other names

It is also known as the Three-Striped Palm Squirrel.

Description

Similar species

Behaviour

Diet

It mostly feeds off seeds and tree bearing fruits.

Calls

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

The Indian Palm squirrel is generally found in the southern regions of India and throughout Sri Lanka. It is commonly found nesting in tall trees and bushes though it is commonly found in urban areas additionally.

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