Persian Squirrel
  • Persian name Sanjab-e-irani
  • English name Persian Squirrel
  • Scientific name Sciurus anonalus
  • Family Sciuridae
  • Morphology The color of the upper body fur ranges from greyish brown to pale grey, and that of the long bushy tail, is yellow brown to deep red. The length of the body is 190 to 230 mm.
  • Ethology The animal is very active and agile. When scared, it quickly climbs up the trees with the use of its long sharp nails and it jumps from branch to branch by its long tail.