Flying squirrels don’t actually fly! They have a membrane between their fingers and toes called a patagium, which creates air resistance and allows them to glide up to 100 feet!
Eastern North America
Length: 8-11 in
Nuts, berries, bird eggs and insects
Bobcats, raccoons, weasels, birds of prey and snakes
Camouflage and gliding ability
1-7 offspring per litter
Up to 12 yrs in human care