Archive for January, 2008

Southern Asian squirrel turns up in Leeds in England

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

A Prevost’s squirrel (Callosciurus prevosti) normally found in lowland and montane forests in Southeast Asia, has turned up in the garden of a resident in the City of Leeds in northern England. The attractive animal, with black back and tail, white sides, and reddish-brown underside and limbs has probably escaped from a pet shop or [...]