| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
||Indonesia & Malaysia
| Life Expectancy
Striped Tree Shrews have a slender build and a long tail. They have well developed senses of hearing, smell and vision.
Striped Tree Shrews are found in Indonesia and Malaysia.
Striped Tree Shrews feed on fruits and insects.
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 Striped Tree Shrew.
Tree Shrews have the highest brain to body mass ratio of any animal, even higher than humans.
Tupaia comes from the Malay word "tupai" which means squirrel.
The main threat to Striped Tree Shrews is habitat loss.