Prevost Squirrel
Origin: South East Asia and South China

Latin Name: Callosciurus prevastii

Habitat: Lowland forests

Diet: Fruit, nuts, seeds and flowers

Lifespan: 15 years

Average Size: Weight: Up to 1kg, Height: 15 cm


Commonly referred to as the “beautiful squirrel” provosts have striking colours of black, white and reddish brown bands.  A white band extends along their sides from the nose to the base of the tail.