The Plantain Squirrel is common in Singapore. It can even be found near housing estates. Its head is round and has short legs and long bushy tail. It is olive-brown above and on the tail. Its belly and inside of the limbs are reddish-brown. There is a black and white stripe on each side of the body. It is whtish around the eyes.
Diurnal, omnivorous and arboreal. Inhabits forest, mangrove, scrubland and parkland.
HB 22cm. Tail to 21cm
Widespread and common.
Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo and Java