Japanese giant flying squirrel

Japanese giant flying squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Pteromyinae
Species : Petaurista leucogenys

 

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The Japanese giant 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 Japanese giant flying squirrel
A young / baby of a Japanese giant flying squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Japanese giant flying squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
China and Japan
Some facts about the
Japanese giant flying squirrel

Adult weight : 1.65 kg (3.63 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 19 years

Weight at birth : 0.005 kg (0.011 lbs)

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Facts about the Japanese giant flying squirrel

Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel or Petaurista leucogenys is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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