Flying Squirrel
  • 43 known species in existence
  • 2 species are native to North America
  • others are native to Europe
  • are incapable of true flight
  • launches off the tops of trees and extends flaps of skin stretched from arms to legs and glide
  • highly manuverable while gliding
  • lifespan is only about 5 years in the wild
  • can live 10-16 years in captivity
  • main predator is the northern spotted owl but also include snakes, raccoons, other owls, marten, fisher, coyote, and house cats