Aeromys Belomys Biswamoyopterus Eoglaucomys Eupetaurus Glaucomys Hylopetes Neopetes Iomys Petaurillus Petaurista Petinomys Pteromys Pteromyscus == Description == Flying squirrels are not capable of powered flight like birds or bats; instead, they glide between trees. They are capable of obtaining l...
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Fly'ing squir'rel (? or ?). (Zoology) One of a group of squirrels, of the genera Pteromus and Sciuropterus , having parachute-like folds of skin extending from the fore to the hind legs, which enable them to make very long leaps. » The species of Ptero...
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<zoology> One of a group of squirrels, of the genera Pteromus and Sciuropterus, having parachute-like folds of skin extending from the fore to the hind legs, which enable them to make very long leaps. ... The species of Pteromys are large, with bushy tails, and inhabit southern Asia and the Ea...
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• One of a group of squirrels, of the genera Pteromus and Sciuropterus, having parachute-like folds of skin extending from the fore to the hind legs, which enable them to make very long leaps.
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any of 43 species of gliding squirrels. Two species are North American, two live in northern Eurasia, and all others are found in the temperate and ... [3 related articles]
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flying squirrel, name for certain nocturnal tree squirrels adapted for gliding; they do not actually fly. Most are found in Asia, but one species of the genus Pteromys extends into SE Europe and the two species of Glaucomys are found in North America. The gliding mechanism is a fold of furry skin ex...
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Any of 43 known species of squirrel, not closely related to the true squirrels. They are characterized by a membrane along the side of the body from forelimb to hindlimb (in some species running to neck and tail) which allows them to glide through the air. Several genera of flying squirrel are found...
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The flying-squirrel is approximately 35 species, mainly Asian, of rodent animals that make up the subfamily Petauristinae of the squirrel family, Sciuridae. The skin of the flank, extending between the fore and hind legs allows them to glide and make great leaps. Flying-squirrels are found in Europe...
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1) Tree-to-tree traveler
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