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Indian Giant Squirrel (Ratufa indica)

Indian giant squirrel or Malabar giant squirrel are endemic to India.They are the largest tree squirrels in Asia.It spends most of time high in the tree canopy and is active during day.They are important disperser of seeds.

Malabar Giant Squirrel Feeding

These squirrels have a very unusual  feeding posture, where they  balance their enormous body on  small branches.

How do  I look ? 🙂

The major threats to the Indian giant squirrels are habitat loss due to agricultural expansion and hunting.

Nikon D300s, Nikkor 70 -300 mm vr,in Seetha Nadi Nature Camp, Agumbe.

Hope you like it .

Cheers,

Bhargav

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13 responses

  1. Awesome shot, especially the pic in which it is facing the camera well shot… [www.photoblog.ajeethboaz.com]

    October 5, 2012 at 11:37 am

  2. beautiful pics… they are very shy and tough to click..

    October 7, 2012 at 9:44 am

  3. Superb shots, Bhargav. 🙂

    October 19, 2012 at 1:00 am

  4. Wow…GReat pics Bhargav!

    November 13, 2012 at 1:28 pm

  5. So cute!!

    December 2, 2012 at 3:43 am

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