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Unstriped Ground Squirrel (Xerus rutilus)

Observed: 1st May 2012 By: AdamfromCanadaAdamfromCanada’s reputation in MammalsAdamfromCanada’s reputation in Mammals
Unstriped Ground Squirrel (Xerus rutilus)

Saw this ground squirrel in Amboseli NP at the start of May 2012. Anyone know what it is?

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Unstriped ground squirrel

There are two ground squirrels in Kenya the striped and the unstriped ground squirrel, guess which this is?

The white circle round the eye also helps with identification. It's scientific name is Xerus rutilus.

If you want to put up an identification I'll agree with it.

Graham Banwell

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