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The Indian giant squirrel (Ratufa indica) spends most of its time high in the tree canopy and is active during the day. The major threats to the Indian giant squirrel are habitat loss due to agricultural expansion and over-hunting. The Indian giant squirrel is endemic to India. An important disperser of seeds the Indian giant squirrel is omnivorous, eating fruits, flowers, nuts, bark, bird eggs, and insects.



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