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 Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans)




Southern Flying Squirrel | Glaucomys volans photo
A Southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans) in the branches of a Red maple tree.

Photograph by KenThomas. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

Southern Flying Squirrel | Glaucomys volans photo
Southern flying squirrel in Red maple tree.

Photograph by KenThomas. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

Southern Flying Squirrel | Glaucomys volans photo
Southern Flying Squirrel, Caldwell County, NC

Photograph by KenThomas. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

SOUTHERN FLYING SQUIRREL FACTS

Classification
Class:Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Sciuridae
Genus:Glaucomys
Species:volans
Common Name:Southern Flying Squirrel


Relatives in same Genus
  Northern Flying Squirrel (G. sabrinus)