Indian giant flying squirrel

Indian giant flying squirrel

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

 

Keywords: brown

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

Adult weight : 1.652 kg (3.6344 lbs)

Gestation : 46 days

Weaning : 91 days

Litter size : 1

Weight at birth : 0.056 kg (0.1232 lbs)

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Facts about the Indian giant flying squirrel

Petaurista philippensis, commonly known as Indian giant flying squirrel, is one of three flying squirrel species native to Taiwan.

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