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Southern Flying Squirrel

Glaucomys volans

Description:

Seen on an Augusta-Aiken Audubon Field Trip. These small squirrels often nest in abandoned bird nesting cavities or bluebird houses. They are omnivorous. They do not actually fly but have loose skin between their fore and hind legs and they can use this to glide from tree to tree.

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1 Comment

MaiaCary
MaiaCary 8 years ago

Awwww so cool

LoisStacey
Spotted by
LoisStacey

Salley, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 23, 2011
Submitted on Sep 16, 2012

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