Malabar giant squirrels are, native to India, are twice as large as your standard eastern grey squirrel, with bodies that span 3 feet, or 90 centimeters, from head to tail. They’re also gorgeously technicolored, with fur that ranges from brown and orange to maroon and purple. pic.twitter.com/JkRznoWTN6— Atlas Obscura (@atlasobscura) August 20, 2018
The Indian giant squirrel, or Malabar giant squirrel, is a large tree squirrel species genus Ratufa native to India. It is a large-bodied diurnal, arboreal, and mainly herbivorous squirrel found in South Asia.