And the fluffiest-tail-in-the-world award goes to…

…this cute little guy, also known as the Tufted Ground Squirrel, or Rheithrosciurus macrotis to his friends. In his free time, he enjoys having a tail volume of 130% relative to his body volume (for comparison, skunks are at 35% and possums are at 100%), making it “one of the most voluminous tails among all mammals
relative to body size.” Scientists think he may use his huge tail for self-defense and to confuse predators during pursuits. But best of all, locals in Borneo (where his specie

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