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Painted Treeshrew
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Information
Range Borneo and inhabits the forested lowlands of Brunei, Kalimantan, and Sarawak.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Scandentia
Family Tupaiidae
Genus Tupaia
Species Tupaia picta
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Painted treeshrew (Tupaia picta), is a species of treeshrew in the Tupaiidae family. It is endemic to Borneo and inhabits the forested lowlands of Brunei, Kalimantan, and Sarawak. Its diet consists mainly of fruits and insects.

The first specimen was described by Oldfield Thomas and was part of a zoological collection from northern Borneo obtained by the British Museum of Natural History.

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