Southern Flying Squirrel

Glaucomys volans

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The southern flying squirrel or the assapan (Glaucomys volans) is one of three species of the genus Glaucomys, the only flying squirrels found in North America. It is found in deciduous and mixed woods in the eastern half of North America, from southeastern Canada, to Florida. Disjunct distribution for populations of this species have been recorded in the highlands of Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras.

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  1. (c) Todd Belanger, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/11269593
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glaucomys_volans

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