World’s smallest squirrel discovered

 

Indonesian scientists have found the world’s smallest squirrel in the country’s Borneo rain forest. The Bormean pigmy squirrel or exilisciurus exilis was found in Meratus mountain of South Kalimantan province. The species is 73 mm long and weighs about 17 grams. This type of species lives across Borneo Island, especially the area with height of over 1,000 metres above sea surface.