three-striped palm squirrel

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© Saroj Swain
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UploadedJune 26, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D90
Exposure1/250 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length105 mm
ISO200
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The Indian palm squirrel (Funambulus palmarum) also known as , is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found naturally in India (south of the Vindhyas) and Sri Lanka. In the late 19th century, the Palm squirrel was accidentally introduced into Western Australia, where it has since become a minor pest that is actively targeted for eradication due to its lack of natural predators The closely related five-striped palm squirrel Funambulus pennantii is found in northern India, and its range partly overlaps with this species.

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  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (26 Jun 2012):

    wow, Saroj, wonderful find !!!! too much sweet !!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (27 Jun 2012):

    A handsome little guy. Nice portrait of him!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (27 Jun 2012):

    Wonderful!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (27 Jun 2012):

    Very well seen and captured

  • rashmi a

    rashmi a gave props (27 Jun 2012):

    so cute

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    I love it. So cute!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    Cool! cute..

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (2 Jul 2012):

    What a cute little fella. Well done...

  • Rachelle Crockett

    Rachelle Crockett gave props (3 Jul 2012):

    Love this! Such great detail on that squirrel, and the background is perfect!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (3 Jul 2012):

    Cute and beautifully captured. Love the DOF.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes   said (6 Jul 2012):

    So cute!

  • Holger E. Dunckel

    Holger E. Dunckel gave props (29 Jul 2012):

    I love animal photos ... though I making completely other things ...

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