BLACK GIANT SQUIRREL IN THAILAND


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Giant Black SquirrelRatufa Bicolor, is one of the largest squirrels in Asia.It inhabits in South-east Asia,India.southern China,Nepal and Bhutan.It usually occurs in tropical and subtropical evergreen and dry deciduous forests.

Their overall length is up to 120 cm  !!! while the tail comprises half their total length.It’ s diurnal and arboreal occasionally feeding on the forest floor and they live a solitary life.They usually  feed on fruits,leaves and seeds.

I took this picture in Khao Yai National Park in 2012.I saw them many times along the road inside the national park and around Pa Gluay Mai campsite, where i took this nice picture !!

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