A report on the possible interbreeding between Grizzled Giant Squirrel Ratufa macroura and Indian Giant Squirrel Ratufa indica from Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary in the southern Western Ghats, India

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Kiran Thomas
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4318-1732
D. K. Vinodkumar
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9802-4670
Jomals Mathews John
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4318-1732
M. Shaji
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9500-1193
P. O. Nammer
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7110-6740

Abstract

We report a possible instance of hybridization between the Ratufa indica and Ratufa macroura from Western Ghats. The details on the coat of the hybrid individuals, location map where the hybrids where sighted and the conservation challenges have been discussed in the paper.  

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Thomas, K., Vinodkumar, D.K., John, J.M., Shaji, M. and Nammer, P.O. 2018. A report on the possible interbreeding between Grizzled Giant Squirrel Ratufa macroura and Indian Giant Squirrel Ratufa indica from Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary in the southern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 10, 15 (Dec. 2018), 13024–13028. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3995.10.15.13024-13028.
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