Cape Ground Squirrel occurs in southern Africa (Botswana, Namibia and South Africa). The numbers are currently stable. There are no major threats for the species.
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Rodentia – rodents
■ Family Sciuridae – squirrels
■ Species Xerus inauris – Cape Ground Squirrel