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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

These Giant, Multi-Colored Squirrels In India Can Grow Up To 36 Inches Long


There’s a species of squirrel so large and colorful that they look like something out of a fairytale.

The Malabar giant squirrel can grow up to 36 inches long. John Koprowski is a professor and associate director at the School of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Arizona, and a squirrel expert. When he visited India in 2006 and first saw the creatures, he thought they looked more like primates than squirrels.

“These are giants!” Koprowski told The Dodo.





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