Malabar Giant Squirrel (Indian Giant Squirrel), Ratufa indica.
The squirrels monster! A meter-long (including tail) and with a weight of two kilograms. An unforgettable meeting in a magical place. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkadi, Western Ghats. With a male of Asian paradise flycatcher playing beside us, rustling leaves after elusive reptiles, exciting jungle and the native guide´s stories about encounters with tigers, on the same path as where we stand!