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