Most countries have comparatively boring brown or grey squirrels, but this area of India has one that is gorgeously hued. Besides being colourful, with shades of brown, maroon, orange and black, these critters can also grow as much as three feet in length. It is believed their colours help them to blend in with the sun-speckled canopy surrounding them. in India. They can be spotted in the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary, among the Western Ghats mountain range.