Père David‘s rock squirrel


Père David‘s rock squirrel (Sciurotamias davidianus)

Sociable comrade

Père David's rock squirrels are endemic to China. It is not an endangered species because it is widespread and has a large total population and is also found in protected areas and very common in some places. Although they mainly live on the ground they are very good at climbing.


Category: Mammal

Weight: approx. 200g

Age: up to 10 years

Sexually mature: 1-2 years

gestation period: 60 days

food: seeds

Way of life: diurnal, terresterial, group building

Danger: not endangered

distribution: Central China

distribution area