Gallery description : flying squirrel

Flying Squirrel (pteromyini) is an animal of the mammal type. It inhabits forest and woodland. The animal weights about 56g - 175g (2oz - 6oz) and lives for 5 - 8 years. Cats. coyote, raccoon are dangerous for flying squirrels. See the table below to learn more facts.

Facts about flying squirrels
NameFlying Squirrel
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
HabitatForest and woodland
Skin TypeFur
Weight56g - 175g (2oz - 6oz)
Average Litter Size4
Size (H)20cm - 30cm (8in - 12in)
Life Span5 - 8 years
Conservation StatusLeast concern
TypeMammal
GenusPteromyini
PredatorsCats. coyote, raccoon
FamilySciuridae
Top Speed24km/h (15mph)
ClassMammalia
Scientific NamePteromyini
ColourBlack, brown, grey, white, tan
OrderRodentia
Distinctive FeaturesSmall body size and furry glide membrane
Main PreyNuts, berries, eggs
DietOmnivore
LifestyleSolitary
Image Details
Description Flying squirrel. flying squirrel | tigerbear
Width 4000 pixels
Heigh 3000 pixels
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