Swinhoe's striped squirrel


 Swinhoe's striped squirrel
Habitat

This small rodent is native to tropical forested areas in China and South East Asia.

Wild Diet

Their diet consists of mostly seeds, fruits, nuts and ginger nectar.

Behaviour

They are social animals and tend to live in groups.

Breeding

Swinhoe's striped squirrels usually breed once every six months. On average they can have 3-6 offspring in a litter.

Conservation

The wild population of this species is not currently under threat.

INFORMATION

  • Latin Name: Tamiops swinhoei
  • Class: Mammals
  • Order: Rodentia
  • Family: Sciuridae
  • Conservation Status: Least Concern
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