Sciurus variegatoides — Costa Rica 2020

I was out back of the house near a fencerow hedge line when my eyes caught some motion. Somebody was looking at me.

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What a handsome animal!

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It’s a variegated squirrel. They are widespread throughout this part of the world, and are quite variable in color…many subspecies exist.

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If you want more info on this critter, you could go here: https://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Sciurus_variegatoides/

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We studied each other for a while.

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And then he scooted off in the branches.

 

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