Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Caxinguelê - Brazil

Caxinguelê is a brazilian word for this squirrel. Depending on the region, it can have different names. 
This is the last brazilian card for now and the last of the 8 cards Sílvia sent me. 

Rudolpho Machado Fotografia
The Brazilian squirrel (or Guianan squirrel) (Sciurus aestuans) is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus endemic to South America. It is found in North-eastern Argentina, Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname and Venezuela.
It is a dark brown squirrel that feeds mainly on fruits and nuts, but can also prey on eggs and the young of birds. - in: wikipedia

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