Southern flying squirrel

Southern flying squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Pteromyinae
Species : Glaucomys volans

 

Which zoos have them?
Minnesota Zoo (United States)

The Southern flying squirrel is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the southern flying squirrel
A young / baby of a southern flying squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A southern flying squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
Canada and United States
Some facts about the
Southern flying squirrel

Adult weight : 0.065 kg (0.143 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 19 years

Female maturity :210 days

Gestation : 40 days

Weaning : 58 days

Litter size : 4

Litters per year : 1

Interval between litters : 134 days

Weight at birth : 0.003 kg (0.0066 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.046 kg (0.1012 lbs)

Body mass : 0.067 kg (0.1474 lbs)

Temperature : 38.85 °C (101.93 °F)

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Facts about the southern flying squirrel

Glaucomys volans is found in southeastern Canada, the eastern United States, and south as far as Mexico and Honduras. (Full text)

Glaucomys volans (Southern Flying Squirrel): Narrative Nearctic, Neotropical: Glaucomys volans is found in southeastern Canada, the eastern United States, and south as far as Mexico and Honduras.

<tr><td align="center">Glaucomys volans </table> The Southern Flying Squirrel, Glaucomys volans, is one of two species of the genus Glaucomys, the only flying squirrels found in North America (the other is the Northern Flying Squirrel, G.

The Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans) is one of two species of the genus Glaucomys, the only flying squirrels found in North America (the other is the somewhat larger Northern Flying Squirrel, G. (Wiki)

Binomial name Glycomys volans The Southern Flying Squirrel, Glaucomys volans, is one of two species of the genus Glaucomys, the only flying squirrels found in North America (the other is the Northern Flying Squirrel, G.

The Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans) is very abundant and widespread while the Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus) is a rare resident in North Carolina, being found here only on the highest peaks in the cool spruce/fir forest zone.

The Southern Flying Squirrel, Glaucomys volans, is one of two species of the genus Glaucomys, the only flying squirrels found in North America (the other is the Northern Flying Squirrel, G.

Southern Flying SquirrelRelated LinksFlying quotes The Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans) is one of two species of the genus Glaucomys, the only flying squirrels found in North America (the other is the Northern Flying Squirrel, G.

Glycomys volans The Southern Flying Squirrel, Glaucomys volans, is one of two species of the genus Glaucomys, the only flying squirrels found in North America (the other is the Northern Flying Squirrel, G.

The southern flying squirrel is the smallest tree squirrel in Maryland.

DESCRIPTION The Southern Flying Squirrel is the smallest squirrel in our area.

The color of a southern flying squirrel is generally light to medium brown, although they can also be gray or olive in color.

Only the southern flying squirrel is found in Nebraska, and it is found only in remnant tracts of eastern deciduous forest in the southeastern corner of the state.

When the legs and membrane are spread, the Southern Flying Squirrel is able to glide from tree to tree.

A southern flying squirrel is quite small.

The Southern Flying Squirrel is a nocturnal animal, which means it is mostly awake during the night hours, though it will happily join its owner in day activities, so long as a pocket is provided for leisurely naps.

The Southern Flying Squirrel is the only carnivorous member of the squirrel family.

The Southern Flying Squirrel is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

The Southern Flying Squirrel is found in the eastern third of the state among groves of dense deciduous forests, especially the native oak-hickory community.

Southern Flying Squirrels are found primarily in mature hardwoods and mixed conifer-hardwood forests, especially those with old growth trees which produce abundant food and plenty of cavities for nesting and denning.

Southern Flying Squirrels are found primarily in mature hardwoods and mixed conifer-hardwood forests, especially those with old growth trees which produce . (Full text)

Southern flying squirrels are primarily vegetarian, but will occasionally eat animal foods. (Full text)

Southern flying squirrels are fully protected as a threatened .

Southern Flying Squirrels are found mostly in the Eastern part of North America, inhabiting parts of Canada, the United States, and Mexico. (Full text)

DIET Both sugar gliders and southern flying squirrels are nocturnal animals, so they need to be on a special diet that provides them with the Vitamin D and Calcium that they need in order

Southern flying squirrels are quite small.

Quite often, sugar gliders and southern flying squirrels are mistaken for one another.

What our study suggests is that southern flying squirrels are not the cause of harmful effects on Red-cockaded Wood- peckers associated with the presence of hardwood vegetation within their cluster areas. (Full text)

Keep in mind that Southern flying squirrels are excellent chewers, so make sure they cannot chew their way out of their cage (any wood or plastic should be covered with wire). (Full text)

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