South African ground squirrel (Xerus inauris)

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South African ground squirrel fact file

South African ground squirrel description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilySciuridae
GenusXerus (1)

Information on the South African ground squirrel is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Cape ground squirrel.
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South African ground squirrel status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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South African ground squirrel, side profile  
South African ground squirrel, side profile

© Alan Weaving / www.ardea.com

Ardea wildlife pets environment
59 Tranquil Vale
London
SE3 0BS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 318 1401
ardea@ardea.co.uk
http://www.ardea.com

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