Smoky Mountains Wildlife

Flying Squirrel

Flying squirrels (scientifically known as Pteromyini or Petauristini) are a tribe of 44 species of squirrels (family Sciuridae).

Flying squirrels are not capable of flight like birds or bats; instead, they glide between trees. They are capable of obtaining lift within the course of these flights, with flights recorded to 90 meters (295 ft). The direction and […]

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