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Western dwarf squirrel - back, Rio Ñambi, Colombia A very lucky catch. Within their range they are common to occur yet not that common to see. They look quite different from the typical squirrel, not just smaller, also more chubby, shorter limbs, a rounder face. <br />
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Western dwarf squirrel - back, Rio Ñambi, Colombia

A very lucky catch. Within their range they are common to occur yet not that common to see. They look quite different from the typical squirrel, not just smaller, also more chubby, shorter limbs, a rounder face.

Western dwarf squirrel, Rio Ñambi, Colombia A very lucky catch. Within their range they are common to occur yet not that common to see. They look quite different from the typical squirrel, not just smaller, also more chubby, shorter limbs, a rounder face. <br />
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The western dwarf squirrel is a small tree squirrel in the genus ''Microsciurus'' and tribe ''Sciurini'' found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Panama.

Similar species: Rodents
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded May 10, 2019. Captured Oct 31, 2018 07:10.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 400mm