Geosciurus

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Cape Ground Squirrel
Xerus inauris.jpg
Cape Ground Squirrel (Xerus inauris)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Xerus
Subgenus: Geosciurus
Smith, 1834
Species

2 sp., see text

The subgenus Geosciurus of African ground squirrels are found in most of the drier parts of southern Africa from South Africa, through to Botswana, and into Namibia.

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