The Brazilian Squirrel or Guianan Squirrel, Sciurus aestuans, is a squirrel species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname and Venezuela.
It is a dark brown squirrel that feeds mainly on fruits and nuts, but can also prey on eggs and the young of birds.
John F. Eisenberg and Kent H. Redford, 2000. Mammals of Neotropics: Ecuador, Bolivia and Brazil.
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