Unstriped Ground Squirrel Xerus rutilis
Unstriped Ground Squirrel, Yabello, Ethiopia, January 2016 - click for larger image Yabello, Ethiopia
January 2016

The Unstriped Ground Squirrel is distributed in the Horn of Africa from Djibouti and Eritrea through Ethiopia south to Tanzania. It is found in semi-arid savannah and subdesert.

It is the only African ground squirrel without stripes.

See the page on Wikipedia.

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