Two subspecies of the northern flying squirrel are considered threatened in the Appalachians, and the Virginia and North Carolina populations are considered endangered. Conservatio...
Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel
There are six species of giant flying squirrels, including the largest, Petaurista leucogenys. This species has long, soft fur ranging in color on its back from yellow-gray, brown, chestnut and black. The tail is usually longer than...
Flying squirrels are not capable of flight like birds or bats; instead, they glide
between trees. They are capable of obtaining lift within the course of these flights,
Owners have woken to their squirrel
sleeping at their feet or on their pillows that have cages with bars spaced too widely. My only concern would be for them to chew through the mesh if it is not made of a strong enough material..
Large, tall bird cages are often used... More »
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Description: Northern flying squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus) and southern flying
squirrels (Glaucomys volans) are the only two native flying squirrel species found
Flying isn't just for the birds. A stretchy membrane and rudder-like tail help this
little mammal sail through the treetops, avoiding land-bound predators with ease.
The flying squirrel is a medium-sized rodent, closely related to the squirrels found
in woodlands and across grasslands around the world. Flying squirrels tend to ...