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Glaucomys sabrinus (Carolina Flying Squirrel) is a species of rodents in the family Sciuridae. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal omnivores. Individuals are known to live for 156 months and can grow to 160.82 mm. Reproduction is viviparous and dioecious. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on gliding to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
  • Definition: Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
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EOL has data for 58 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Carolina Flying Squirrel. View this species on GBIF