Origin: South East Asia and South China
Latin Name: Callosciurus prevastii
Habitat: Lowland forests
Diet: Fruit, nuts, seeds and flowers
Lifespan: 15 years
Average Size: Weight: Up to 1kg, Height: 15 cm
Commonly referred to as the “beautiful squirrel” provosts have striking colours of black, white and reddish brown bands. A white band extends along their sides from the nose to the base of the tail.