Fun Flying Squirrel Facts For Kids
- What type of animal is a flying squirrel?
- What class of animal does a flying squirrel belong to?
- How many flying squirrels are there in the world?
- Where does the flying squirrel live?
- What is a flying squirrel's habitat?
- Who do flying squirrels live with?
- How long does a flying squirrel live?
- How do they reproduce?
- What is their conservation status?
- What do flying squirrels look like?
- How cute are they?
- How do they communicate?
- How big is a flying squirrel?
- How fast can a flying squirrel move?
- How much does a flying squirrel weigh?
- What are their male and female names of the species?
- What would you call a baby flying squirrel?
- What do they eat?
- Are they aggressive?
- Would they make a good pet?
- Did you know...
- What does a flying squirrel sound like?
- How far can a flying squirrel glide?
Flying Squirrel Facts
What Did They Prey On?Insects, eggs of birds Northern flying squirrel: insects, seeds, nuts, and fungi Southern flying squirrel: eggs or carrion. Indonesian flying squirrel: cultivated fruit.
What Type of Animal were they?Plant and Meat
Average Litter Size?3 - 4
How Much Did They Weigh?Average: 2-6 oz (56-175 g) Northern flying squirrel - 4.93 oz (140 g) Southern flying squirrel - 1.6-2.5 oz (45- 82 g)
What habitat Do they Live In?forests, woodlands
Where Do They Live?north america, central america, asia
How Long Were They?Average: 8-12 in (20.32-30.48 cm) Northern flying squirrel - 10-12 in (25.4-30.48 cm) Southern flying squirrel - 8-10 in (20.32-25.4 cm)Southern flying squirrel - 8 in - 10 in (20.32 cm - 25.4 cm)
How Tall Were They?Unknown
Scientific NameNorthern flying squirrel - Glaucomys sabrinus Southern flying squirrel - Glaucomys volans Siberian flying squirrel - Pteromys volans
What Do They Look Like?Brown, White
What Are Their Main Threats?predators, humans, cats, coyotes, raccoons
What is their Conservation Status?Half of the species: Least Concern Smoky flying squirrel in Southeast Asia: Endangered Northern flying squirrel in Pennsylvania: Endangered
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