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Prevost's squirrel Callosciurus prevostii

Animals in our sanctuary

Florence
Date taken in
28-01-2021
Florence

Florence was found and taken care of by the Natuurhulpcentrum. Where the animal exactly came from is not known. She was probably kept illegally and escaped or was set free.


Prevost
Date of birth
01-06-2016
Date taken in
30-06-2021
Prevost

Prevost was seized from a family where he was kept illegally as a pet.


Guillaume
Date of birth
11-02-2018
Date taken in
09-08-2021
Guillaume

Guillaume was seized and temporarily housed at Refuge de l'Arche (FR). As they had no suitable enclosure for him, they contacted us. He now enjoys a natural enclosure here at De Zonnegloed.


Where does it feel at home?

The Prevost's squirrel lives in the tropical rainforests and forests of south-east Asia.

What does it like to eat?

It mainly eats plant foods, preferably fruit, but will occasionally eat an insect.

Fun fact:

This squirrel was named after the French naturalist Florent Prévost.

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