Tri-Colored Squirrel

Tri Colored Squirrel

The habitat of Prevost's squirrels varies within its range. In northern Borneo they have been found in smaller trees of the middle story in primary and old logged forests. In western Malaysia they have been found feeding on the fruit of fig trees in the upper story (Heaney, 1978). They will either nest in tree hollows or make nests of leaves and twigs (Oakland Zoo, 2001).

is found in Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and many small islands of the East Indies (Oakland Zoo, 2001). The northern limit of this squirrel's range is in southern Thailand (Heaney, 1978)


FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME CALLOSCIURUS PREVOSTI
WHERE IN THE WILD? SOME INDIVIDUALS LIVE IN PARKS AND GARDENS IN CITIES
WHAT'S ON THE MENU? NUTS AND SEEDS, FRUITS AND OTHER PLANT MATERIAL, WITH A FEW INSECTS
LIFE EXPECTANCY UP TO 16 YEARS