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Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by oddesy » Sat Sep 11, 2010 9:55 pm

Has anyone else witnessed similar behaviour to this before? These two were running up and down the tree and then stretching as far as they could following which they would stick out their tongues :hmz:

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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by twigga » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:37 pm

Wow,interesting behaviour!
Great captures, have never witnessed this.
IMHO 900 000 of the 1000 000 squirrels in the world are in Shingwedzi camp.
Boy they're everywhere, actually became a pest due to people's stupidity!
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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:17 am

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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:18 am

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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:18 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread post by RUG » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:10 pm

Hi,
Is this a tree squirrel? Or maybe something else? Seen in northern Kruger park somewhere above Mopani.
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread post by RosemaryH » Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:43 pm

:hmz: I would go with tree squirrel.
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread post by Glenn Gover » Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:50 pm

Looks like very well fed tree squirrel

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread post by NetEk » Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:23 pm

Veryy well fed tree squirrel... that squirrel needs to get on a stairmaster seriously. They get that big for 2 reseons only 1> people feeding them 2. mommy expecting. but this doesn't look like number 2 even the whole face is chubby.
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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by Gerhardd » Tue Nov 03, 2015 4:51 pm

Alarm going full blast

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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by Garyd73 » Mon Dec 07, 2015 2:10 am

Huge Tail

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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Dec 07, 2015 9:50 pm

Beautiful full tail and a super pic! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:24 pm

Saw this cutie at the Mooiplaas picnic site near Mopani.

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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by hilda » Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:01 pm

Absolutely adorable! I love watching them in the camps! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Tree Squirrel(Paraxerus cepapi)

Unread post by manicwalker » Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:40 am

Lovely photos... :clap:
They are certainly entertaining little critters :dance:


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