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On our visit to the Durgai Amman shrine on 09 June 2016, we came across a pair of Grizzled Giant Squirrels on a tamarind tree, which leaped away when we approached (79.298960E & 12.176150N).Â We had photographed an individual before it disappeared among the trees.Â The sighting of the Grizzled Giant Squirrels was surprising as it had previously not been recorded; further, the forest isnâ€™t contiguous with an earlier record of Sathanur Dam.Â
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