Squirrel on the Scent

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A Malabar Giant Squirrel, a distinctive two-toned mammal endemic to the Western Ghats, pauses on a tree branch. These wary and shy creatures are difficult to spot, preferring to flatten themselves against a trunk rather than give themselves away through sudden movement. They are capable, however, of jumping up to six meters – and still landing on their feet.

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  1. Mel & Suan says:

    Oh wow. How large do they get?

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    1. Their tails alone can reach 2 feet!

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      1. Mel & Suan says:

        Wow. And you call it a little fella?

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