Swinhoe's striped squirrel

 Swinhoe's striped squirrel

This small rodent is native to tropical forested areas in China and South East Asia.

Wild Diet

Their diet consists of mostly seeds, fruits, nuts and ginger nectar.


They are social animals and tend to live in groups.


Swinhoe's striped squirrels usually breed once every six months. On average they can have 3-6 offspring in a litter.


The wild population of this species is not currently under threat.


  • Latin Name: Tamiops swinhoei
  • Class: Mammals
  • Order: Rodentia
  • Family: Sciuridae
  • Conservation Status: Least Concern
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