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Flying squirrels

by Mary Ann McDonald

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Child"s World in [Mankato, MN] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flying squirrels -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Flying squirrels.,
  • Squirrels.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and life cycle of the nocturnal flying squirrel.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMary Ann McDonald.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.R68 M38 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1401271M
    ISBN 101567660584
    LC Control Number93009118
    OCLC/WorldCa27727661

      Ever heard of a squirrel that glides through the air? This book will delight young readers as they learn what makes the flying squirrel one of the world&#;s weirdest animals. Basic information is covered, such as predators, prey, habitat, life cycle, senses, and conservation status. Table of Author: Marcia Zappa. Adult flying squirrels average ounces ( g) in weight and 12 inches (30 cm) in total length. The tail is broad, flattened, and feather-like. A unique feature of the body is the lateral skin folds (patagia) on each side that stretch between front and hind legs and function as .

      Flying squirrel illustration by Mollie Johanson. This month on Wild Olive the theme is flying squirrels. Mollie has created a flying squirrel desktop wallpaper and a flying squirrel embroidery pattern, and she asked me if I would design a flying squirrel softie pattern to go along with course! Read Online Flying Squirrels and Download Flying Squirrels book full in PDF formats. he was out flying through the woods when he saw another squirrel with the largest acorn he'd ever seen coming towards him. Dazzled by its size, he failed to focus his attention, watching the acorn instead of where he was going. (Brotherhood of War Book.

    The flying squirrel is one of four different types of squirrels found in Virginia. Squirrels are members of the rodent family, which includes beavers, chipmunks, mice and rats. Flying squirrels have a velvety coat of grayish-brown fur, big brown eyes and a pearly-white belly. Willie Harris will return in for his second season as the manager of the Richmond Flying Squirrels, the team announced on Friday. Pitching coach .


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Flying squirrels (scientifically known as Pteromyini or Petauristini) are a tribe of 50 species of squirrels in the family are not capable of flight in the same way as birds or bats but are able to glide from one tree to another with the aid of a patagium, a furry, parachute-like membrane that stretches from wrist to long tail provides stability in : Mammalia.

Flying Squirrels are the only nocturnal tree squirrel, and are the smallest of all squirrels. They have been kept as pets since the Colonial era.

They are very social and require a significant commitment of time from their owners. This book will delight young readers as they learn what makes the flying squirrel one of the worlds weirdest animals.

Basic information is covered, such as predators, prey, habitat, life cycle, senses, and conservation status.4/5. The squirrel jumps from a high branch, then spreads its legs out wide to open out its wings.

Unlike most squirrels, this species comes out mostly at night to look for food in the trees. North American flying squirrels can glide through the air for more than ft (50m).

Description. Northern flying squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus) and southern flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans) are the only two native flying squirrel species found in North are both gray-brown, but the northern flying squirrel has belly fur that is gray at the base, and for the southern flying squirrel the belly fur is all white.

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When an animal throws its legs out upon launch, it becomes a mammalian parasail. The same book shared that they prefer dense spruce, fir or pine forests (makes sense why they live in the Black Hills). And, a couple of different reports seemed to agree that these flying squirrels might prefer recently burned areas of the forest or snags (standing dead trees) in which to build their usually bark and leaf nests.What is a Flying Squirrel?

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