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Flying Squirrels  


 

Scientific Name:   Pteromyini or Petauristini.

 
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Flying Squirrel Facts

 
2.  

Life Cycle of the Flying Squirrels

 
3.  

Flying Squirrel Diet, What Flying Squirrels Eat?

 
4.  

Reproduction of the Flying Squirrels

 
5.  

Northern Flying Squirrel

 
6.  

Southern Flying Squirrel

 
7.  

Japanese Flying Squirrel

 
8.  

Pet Flying Squirrel

 
9.  

Flying Squirrel Sale

 
 
 

(1) Flying Squirrel Facts

These Squirrels can not fly like birds. They glide between trees. The maximum flight recorded till date is 90 meters. They can change the direction and speed using their arms and legs. This seems like a furry perachute-like membrane that stretches from wrist to ankle. It's tail stabilizes the flight.

The Siberian flying squirrel

can be found from Baltic Sea in the west to the pacific Ocean in the east.
Note: It was always a topic of debate on flying squirrel revolution history before 21st century. Two molecular study clearly clarified it's evolution histroy.  as per Study flying squirrels originated 18–20 million years ago, which is wonderful and they are monophyletic. Also, they have a sister relationship with tree squirrels."
 

(2) Life cycles of Flying Squirrels

Life time: Around 6 years in wild and up to 15 years in Zoos.
Mortality Rate: High.
  The reason for high mortality rate in young squirrels is predators and diseases.
Predators: * Predators include tree snakes, raccoons, owls, martens, fishers, coyotes, bobcats, and feral cats, etc.
  * In the Pacific Northwest of North America, the Northern Spotted Owl is a big known  predator of the flying squirrels.
Food: They eat according to the kind of an environment they live in.
  They are omnivorous so that they can eat whatever kinds of food they get. The North American southern flying squirrel eats fungi, flowers, gastropods (slugs and snails), spiders, shrubs, insects, seeds, and tree sap.
 

(3) Reproduction or Mating Season

Mating Season: During February and March.
How they care their infant squirrels: The Female squirrels take care of their infant Squirrels and live with them. They nurther and protect them. The Males do not participate in nurturing their offspring.
How do they look: At birth, they are hairless, most of their senses are not developed.
Their internal organs are visible through their skins. and their gender can be identified.
When do they get fully developed: By Five Week.
When do the glide: after two and a half months, they glide perfectly.
 
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(4) Diet of Flying Squirrel

When do they eat: In Night. they use their highly developed senses of smell.
What do they eat: fruits, nuts, fungi and bird eggs.
 

(5) Northern Flying Squirrel

Scientific Name: Glaucomys sabrinus - One of two species of the genus Glaucomys
Where are they found: Northern flying squirrels are found in Coniferous and mixed forests across the top of North America, from Alaska to Nova Scotia, south to the mountains of North Carolina and west to California.
How do they look: Length: 25 to 37 cm
  Weight: 110 to 230 grams.
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(6) Southern Flying Squirrel

Scientific Name: Glaucomys volans
Where are they found: Southern flying squirrels are found in Deciduous and mixed woods in the eastern half of North America, from southeastern Canada, to Florida, USA. Disjunct populations of this species also have been recorded from the highlands of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.
How do they look: Length: 225 to 25 cm
  Weight: 100 to 210 grams.
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(7) Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel

the scientific name of the Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel is Pteromys momonga. This is also a type of Flying Squirrel. The length of the Japanese Flying Squirrel is 14-20 cm and their tail length is 10-14 cm. their weight is 150-200 gm. They are much small than the Japanse giant flying squirrel. the weight of the Japanse giant Squirrel can be 500gm.
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(8) Pet Flying Squirrel

Squirrles are very gentle and they can be proved as a real “Pocket Pets”. Flying Squirrels can create a good boding with the owner. You can enjoy spending hours and hours climbing around. Flying Squirrels are nocturnal, However, they can do adjustment with the owner.
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