Russian flying squirrel
Russian flying squirrel
Japanese name Siberian flying squirrel
English nam Russian flying squirrel
Scientific name Pteromys volans orii
Taxonomy ネズミ目(齧歯目)リス科モモンガ属

Head-and-body length: 15 to 20 cm. Weight: around 100g.

It lives in the forest from the plains to the subalpine zone and eat the leaves, buds, seeds, ears and fruits of broad-leaved and coniferous trees.

It is nocturnal, with its legs spread out and gliding, moving from tree to tree. The eyes are large compared to the body.

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