Woolly flying squirrel

Woolly flying squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Pteromyinae
Species : Eupetaurus cinereus

 

The Woolly flying squirrel is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the woolly flying squirrel
A young / baby of a woolly flying squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A woolly flying squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
India and Pakistan

Facts about the woolly flying squirrel

</table> The Woolly Flying Squirrel (Eupetaurus cinereus) is the sole species placed in the genus Eupetaurus.

The Woolly Flying Squirrel (Eupetaurus cinereus) is the sole species placed in the genus Eupetaurus. (Wiki)

Eupetaurus cinereus The Woolly Flying Squirrel Eupetaurus cinereus is the sole species placed in the genus Eupetaurus.

Woolly Flying Squirrel Woolly Flying Squirrel Scientific classification Kingdom:Animalia Phylum:Chordata Subphylum:Vertebrata Class:Mammalia Order:Rodentia Family:Sciuridae The Woolly Flying Squirrel (Eupetaurus cinereus) is the sole species placed in the genus Eupetaurus.

Woolly Flying Squirrel Woolly Flying Squirrel in the news The Woolly Flying Squirrel (Eupetaurus cinereus) is the sole species placed in the genus Eupetaurus.

Eupetaurus cinereus is known entirely from about ten specimens.

TitleFLYING SQUIRRELS AND CONSERVATION IN THE HIMALAYAS: COMBINING RESEARCH, EDUCATION, AND MUSLIM CULTUREAbstractThe endangered woolly flying squirrel (Eupetaurus cinereus) is a monotypic genus known from a small region of Northern Pakistan.

From this field work, coupled with observations of captive specimens, capture sites, and local interviews, we concluded that the woolly flying squirrel is a nocturnal, cliff-dwelling sciurid that uses caves or rock crevices as diurnal refuges.

The woolly flying squirrel is the biggest squirrel in the world (four feet long), and was thought to be extinct until my work.

In the tree above, a woolly flying squirrel is looking at me, its eyes shining yellow. (Full text)

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