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Golden-Bellied Tree Shrews have a slender build and a long tail. They have well developed senses of hearing, smell and vision.
Golden-Bellied Tree Shrews are found in Indonesia.
Golden-Bellied Tree Shrews are omnivores and they feed on a variety of insects, small vertebrates, fruit and seeds.
After a gestation period of approximately 50 days, a litter of 3 - 4 young are born. At birth the young are blind and hairless, but they are able to leave the nest when they are a month old.
Tree Shrews reach sexual maturity at around 4 months old and they generally breed throughout the year with no defined breeding season.
There are no subspecies of the Golden-Bellied Tree Shrew.
Golden-Bellied Tree Shrews are also known as:
Mentawai Tree Shrew
Golden-Bellied Tree Shrews are threatened by habitat loss.
Tupaia comes from the Malay word "tupai" which means squirrel.
Tree Shrews have the highest brain to body mass ratio of any animal, even higher than humans.