Prevost's Squirrel

Taxonomic name: Callosciurus prevostii

Type: Mammal

Conservation Status: Least Concern (global - IUCN)

Wild Range: Forests of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand

Diet: Fruits, nuts, seeds, eggs, insects, flowers and other vegetation

Size: Body length: 12 to 28 cm

Weight: 250 - 500 grams

These agile, tree-dwelling squirrels are strikingly coloured - their genus name, Callosciurus, means "beautiful squirrel".

Find the Zoo's Prevost's Squirrel at the Kinsmen Discovery Centre.