Also known as the tricolored squirrel, the prevost's squirrel is strikingly colored, with black, white, and reddish-brown bands down the length of the animal.
Prevost's squirrels live in Southeast Asia
Lowland and montane forest
Fruit, nuts, seeds, flowers, insects, and bird eggs
After they are a year old, prevost's squirrels can have up to three litters each year, with one to four young per litter. Juveniles can leave the nest after about six weeks.
Prevost's squirrels are solitary. They communicate with each other by trilling, whistling, or raising their tail.
There are more than 200 species of tree and ground squirrels.