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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Funisciurus anerythrus Funisciure à dos rayé  Thomas's Rope Squirrel 
Funisciurus congicus Funisciure de Kuhl  Striped Tree Squirrel, Congo Rope Squirrel, Kuhl's Tree Squirrel 
Heliosciurus gambianus Héliosciure de Gambie, Ecureuil de Gambie  Gambian Sun Squirrel 
Paraxerus boehmi Ecureuil de Boehm  Boehm's Bush Squirrel 
Paraxerus cepapi Ecureuil de Smith  Tree Squirrel, Yellow footed squirrel, Smith's Bush Squirrel 
Protoxerus stangeri Ecureuil Géant de Stanger  Forest Giant Squirrel, Stanger's Squirrel 



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