Congo rope squirrel

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Congo rope squirrel
Congo rope squirrel (Funisciurus congicus).jpg
Damaraland, Namibia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Funisciurus
F. congicus
Binomial name
Funisciurus congicus
(Kuhl, 1820)

The Congo rope squirrel (Funisciurus congicus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Namibia. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and rocky areas.


  1. ^ Grubb, P. & Coetzee, N. (2008). "Funisciurus congicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.