In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Least Pygmy Squirrel in 9 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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How to Draw a Least Pygmy Squirrel - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Interesting Facts about the LEAST PYGMY SQUIRREL
The Least Pygmy Squirrel is a member of the mammal family and the scientific term for them is Exilisciurus exilis. As their proper name suggests, this is among the smallest species of squirrel in the world. Another common name for this animal is the Plain Pygmy Squirrel, and is a native to Asia. They are in the Sciuridae family because they have a medium size for a rodent.
Did you know?
- This animal was first documented in 1838.
- The founder of this animal is Mr. Muller.
- They were first discovered at Indonesia and Malaysia.
- This furry creature is a light greenish brown.
- They currently live in the forests of Borneo and Banggi Island.
Scientists are facing uncertainties as to the magnitude of the squirrel’s geographical occurrence. The population status and ecological requirements are also unknown. It is restricted to lowland forests or lower hills, and is undergoing major degradation of its habitat. Further studies are required to assess their adaptability to the oil palm plantations that are encroaching on the animal’s territory. It now resides in various protected areas but some of these may support only minimal amounts of the animals as they may be above this species’ main area of their preferred altitude.