Species Xerus princeps (Thomas, 1929) (Kaokoveld ground squirrel)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Rodentia
  • ---- family: Sciuridae
  • ----- species: Xerus princeps
Characteristics:omnivore; body-length: 23-29 cm, tail-length: 21-28 cm; cinnamon brown hair on the back, white on the belly; black stripe from shoulder to hip; long, fluffy black-and-white tail;
Namibian savanna woodlands
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 94
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