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Southern Flying Squirrel

Glaucomys Volans


Normally brown on its back, and white on both its belly and the bottom side of its fury membrane. The southern flying squirrel is the size of a chipmunk. They have large dark, bulging eyes that are well adapted for night vision. They also have something called "feelers" which are sensitive whiskers used to make nocturnal travel easier.


Found throughout eastern parts of North America and the south eastern parts of Canada.


These squirrels are most active between dusk and dawn.

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e s c
e s c 11 years ago

He flew back into the air before we could do anything about it.

alicelongmartin 11 years ago

Were you able to return him to his nest?

e s c
e s c 11 years ago

the baby fell onto our porch in north carolina.

RedTopRanger 11 years ago

Great shot! How'd you manage to see him?

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 11 years ago

Very Cool!


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e s c

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jul 19, 2010
Submitted on Jan 21, 2013

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