Gallery description : indian palm squirrel

Indian Palm Squirrel is a mammal that generally inhabits thick forest and tropical jungles. It has a fur covering and can speed up to 17km/h (10mph). Indian Palm Squirrel which scientific name is funambulus palmarum has a size 15-20cm (6-7.8in) and weights 100-120g (3.5-4.2oz). Life duration is 2-4 years in a solitary lifestyle. Eats mostly: eggs, fruit, insects

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Facts about indian palm squirrels
NameIndian Palm Squirrel
ClassMammalia
Skin TypeFur
GenusFunambulus
FamilySciuridae
Weight100-120g (3.5-4.2oz)
TypeMammal
ColourTan, brown, yellow
Conservation StatusLeast concern
HabitatThick forest and tropical jungles
Life Span2-4 years
KingdomAnimalia
OrderRodentia
Size15-20cm (6-7.8in)
Scientific NameFunambulus palmarum
LifestyleSolitary
PredatorsHuman, snakes, wildcats
DietOmnivore
PhylumChordata
Average Litter Size3
Top Speed17km/h (10mph)
Main PreyEggs, fruit, insects
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Description Indian palm squirrel. ചുമ്മാ.. നേരമ്പോക്ക് !!!
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