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Geoffroy's Ground Squirrel

Xerus (Euxerus) erythropus (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1803)

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Xerus erythropus (Geoffroy's Ground Squirrel) is a species of rodents in the family squirrels. It is found in the Afrotropics. It is a solitary omnivore. Individuals are known to live for 72 months and can grow to 723 g. Reproduction is dioecious.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Geoffroy's Ground Squirrel. View this species on GBIF