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The Indian palm squirrel - Funambulus Palmarum Another one of this sweet little 'thing' :) Animalia,Chordata,Funambulus palmarum,Geotagged,Indian palm squirrel,Mammalia,Rodentia,Sri Lanka,Trincomalee Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. I'd call this a typical Wendy shot: simplicity, excellent composition, and well timed! Posted 7 years ago
  2. Very nicely shot ! Posted 7 years ago
  3. A superb capture of a delightful little creature. I wasn't aware we had them here in Australia. Posted 4 years ago

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The Indian palm squirrel also known as three-striped palm squirrel, is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family that can be easily domesticated and kept as a pet. It is found naturally in India and Sri Lanka. In the late 19th century, the Palm squirrel was accidentally introduced into Western Australia, where it has since become a minor pest that is actively targeted for eradication due to its lack of natural predators.

Similar species: Rodents
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Uploaded Nov 3, 2015. Captured in Puttalam-Anuradhapura-Trincomalee Hwy, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.