Animal Kingdom Animals

Common Treeshrew Tupaia glis


The Common treeshrew is found in lowland hills and forests.

Diet in the wild

Fruits, seeds, leaves and insects

Diet at the Zoo

Fruits, vegetables and insects

Fascinating Facts

  • Females give birth for the first time at 4 months old.
  • Juvenile males leave their family territory before females.
  • Forage for food alone or in pairs.
  • Only live to age 2 or 3 in the wild.