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The Southern Flying Squirrel

Glaucomys volans


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The Southern Flying Squirrels are smaller than their cousins the grey squirrels.Unlike other squirrels , they are nocturnal- venturing out from their nest only at night. They cannot truly fly- but glide through the air using wide flaps of skin on its sides.Their head &body measures from 5" to 6" with a 3" to 4" tail.

Flying Squirrel related Websites/Links::


UGA Wildlife -Southern Flying Squirrel