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Ratufa affinis(Raffles, 1821)

Cream-coloured Giant Squirrel

Image of specimen taken in Taman Negara, Pahang

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Identified By: Nick Baker

Basic Information

Vertebrata: Mammalia: Rodentia (Rodents): Sciuridae (Squirrels)
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Species origins indeterminate, but likely to be native. Certainly present in the past but not recorded at least for the past 10 years or more. Not confirmed extinct as their presence may be overlooked due to their small size and/or secretive nature. Last recorded in 1995

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