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Researchers sees inests of grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura) at Pakkamalai Reserve Forests
For the first time, researchers have recently sighted nests of the grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura) at Pakkamalai Reserve Forests near Gingee (Tamil Nadu) in the Eastern Ghats. It is an endangered species listed under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. The grizzled giant squirrel is usually known to nest in the ..
Topics: Anamalai Tiger Reserve • Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary • grizzled giant squirrel • India • Mammals of Asia • Oriental giant squirrel • Ratufa • South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests • South Western Ghats montane rain forests
For the first time Grizzled Giant Squirrel Nests sighted near Gingee
For the first time more than 300 nests of Grizzled Giant Squirrel were sighted by researchers at Pakkamalai Reserve Forests near Gingee (in Eastern Ghats) in Tamil Nadu. About Grizzled Giant Squirrel It is a large tree squirrel in genus Ratufa (Scientific name is ‘Ratufa macroura’). Features: It is an agile climber and is almost ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Anamalai Tiger Reserve • Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary • CITES • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora • Gingee • grizzled giant squirrel • International Union for Conservation of Nature • IUCN • kerela • Near Threatened • Pakkamalai Reserve Forests • Ratufa macroura • Red List • Tamil Nadu • The Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary