Sp 180:Indian Giant Squirrel.
Thattekad BS,Kerala, India
Nikon D3300, ISO 400, f/5.6,1/160Sec,500mm
“The Indian giant squirrel has colorations ranging from deep red to purple, cream to beige, and from brighter orange to deep brown.They have short, round ears and strong claws used for gripping bark and branches of the trees in which they reside.they can leap up to 20 feet to travel effortlessly between close trees. Both their flexibility and their cautious nature help them to escape predators.Their diet includes fruit — especially the jackfruit, also native to India — flowers, nuts, and tree bark. Some subspecies are omnivorous and snack on insects and even bird eggs.”