Travancore flying squirrel
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Pteromyinae
Species : Petinomys fuscocapillus
The Travancore 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 Travancore flying squirrelA young / baby of a Travancore flying squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Travancore flying squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Facts about the Travancore flying squirrel
Travancore Flying Squirrel or Petinomys fuscocapillus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .
Though the presence of the endangered species, Small travancore flying squirrel is recorded from Periyar, the Large flying squirrel is more frequently seen. (Full text)More animals beginning with T