Flying squirrels

Flying squirrels

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Pteromyinae


Facts about the subfamily Pteromyinae, the flying squirrels

The third and last sub-family, the Pteromyinae, is distinguished from the other two by the presence of a parachute-like fold of skin along the sides of the body, the supporting cartilage of which arises from the carpus or wrist.

Southern flying squirrels do not harbor fleas, lice, ticks, mites or any other parasites that might transmit disease, thus disease among flying squirrels is very rare.

Flying Squirrels is an ultimate team initially founded by three members of the substance free building on the University of New Hampshire campus.

A prominent feature of flying squirrels is the Patagium.

At present, the population of Flying Squirrels is considerable. (Full text)

Attracting wild flying squirrels is as easy as attracting wild grey squirrels. (Full text)

Among the largest of the flying squirrels is the Japanese giant flying squirrel, which measures two feet from the top of its head to the tip of its tail, has a wingspan of more than a foot and a half and weighs up to five pounds.

Grandad's Flying Squirrels is her second solo CD and was recorded just before her 16th birthday.

"Right now, the principal way we keep tabs on northern flying squirrels is to set baited live-traps for them or check nesting boxes in cold weather," Turner said.


Flying Squirrels are small rodents that are distributed across the United States and in some parts of Canada. (Full text)

Flying Squirrels are always available! (Full text)

Flying squirrels are not true members of the squirrel family.

To use their time more effectively, flying squirrels are able to accomplish an achievement that is unthinkable to almost all mammals - they "fly"! (Full text)

Flying squirrels are brown on top and white underneath, and the flat tail permits them to steer between tree branches. (Full text)

Flying squirrels are trying to steal my Cheerios (Full text)

Flying Squirrels are very little known in the public today.

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

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