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What Do Flying Squirrels Eat? 13 Foods for This Cute Rodent

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A unique type of rodent with winglike features, the flying squirrel loves to eat. What are some of its favorite foods, despite its small size and adorable features?

What do flying squirrels eat? Flying squirrels eat insects, fruit, seeds, and nuts. 

But are there even more things that this rodent has been known to eat? And what types of predators do flying squirrels need to watch out for as they forage? Let’s learn all about this animal now.

Flying squirrels eat insects, fruit, seeds, and nuts.


What Does a Flying Squirrel Eat?

A flying squirrel eats bugs, seeds, fruit, nuts, fungi, and more. Primarily omnivores, they can survive off of lichen and sap during leaner months in their local environments as well.

Some types of this particular squirrel are more carnivorous than others, and their diets are adapted to eat more protein-rich foods. This can include bird eggs and even other small rodents such as moles.

According to the ​​Northwestern Naturalist, some squirrels may even eat nicer than we do: they have a penchant for consuming truffles in the Pacific Northwest! These voracious eaters aren’t shy about consuming a wide variety of things.

A Complete List of 13 Foods Flying Squirrels Eat

Flying squirrels have been known to eat the following variety of foods:

  • Seeds
  • Nuts
  • Pinecones
  • Mushrooms
  • Acorns
  • Truffles
  • Various plant matter
  • Lichen
  • Fruit
  • Eggs
  • Small birds
  • Small rodents
  • Decaying animals

It may surprise you to hear that some species of squirrel eat more meat than others, including the meat of other types of rodents. Flying squirrels are hoarders and scavengers, capable of consuming decaying animals as well as live ones.

According to The American Midland Naturalist, flying squirrels have a relatively low metabolic rate compared to other types of squirrels, and have been known to survive on a diet of acorns alone.

However, depending on the specific species and the region in which the flying squirrel is living, their diet can drastically differ. While fruiting trees and trees with nuts or seeds are a squirrel’s favorite, some flying squirrels resort to eating bird eggs right from the nest.

A flying squirrel eats bugs, seeds, fruit, nuts, fungi, and more.

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How Much Does a Flying Squirrel Eat?

A flying squirrel eats 10-30 grams of food daily, depending on the species and types of food available. Wild flying squirrels often need to eat more than pet squirrels, as they are on the move far more often.

However, wild flying squirrels often have more limited resources. This is one of the main reasons why this animal hoards food, especially in preparation for the winter. That’s one thing to know about flying squirrels: they are master foragers and hoarders!

The American Midland Naturalist mentions that flying squirrels have been observed eating acorns the moment they find them, but stashing away hickory nuts to eat during cold winter months. They are truly capable of maximizing their seasonal resources.

It is important to feed your flying squirrel closer to 10 grams of food per day should you have one as a pet. Their diet should be varied, much like the diet of wild flying squirrels. But more on that later!

Do Flying Squirrels Have Any Predators?

A flying squirrel eats 10-30 grams of food daily, depending on the species and types of food available.

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Flying squirrels have many predators, including the following:

  • House cats
  • Raccoons
  • Snakes
  • Owls
  • Hawks
  • Weasels
  • Bobcats

Given their small stature and status as a rodent, flying squirrels are no doubt victims to many predators. However, their ability to glide away, as far as 50 meters, can help them avoid getting eaten!

It is important to note that flying squirrels can’t actually fly. They don’t have any wings to flap, but they can glide from branch to branch using their connective skin folds. It stretches from their front legs to their hind legs, and allows flying squirrels to perform feats that only look like flying. 

Humans are also considered a predator of the flying squirrel, but not for eating. Humankind is responsible for destroying many flying squirrel’s natural habitats, and potentially harming them in the process of bringing them to exotic pet stores.

What to Feed Flying Squirrels as a Pet

You can feed flying squirrel pets the same things that wild flying squirrels eat. You can also consider feeding them the following treats:

  • Pecans
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Bird seed blends
  • Mealworms
  • Fresh vegetables
  • Fresh fruit
  • Butternut squash
  • Pine nuts

Given that flying squirrels love to hoard their food and forage for it, you can treat your flying squirrel to some special hiding spots. Find clean and dry locations throughout your flying squirrel enclosure and hide various nuts and seeds there.

Depending on the species of flying squirrel, you could even feed it small pieces of chicken or high quality cat food. These are not picky eaters, which is why you should make sure not to overfeed them.

What Do Babies of Flying Squirrels Eat?

Flying squirrels are master foragers and hoarders!

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Flying squirrel babies eat milk until they are 5 weeks old. After that, they are free to have any foraged food, including hard nuts and seeds. In fact, baby flying squirrels need to eat solid food in order to keep their teeth filed down!

Should you ever come across an abandoned baby flying squirrel, you should try to feed it dog or cat milk substitutes, such as Esbilac. This is a standard puppy milk replacement formula, and many baby squirrels can handle its contents.

Make sure to warm the milk thoroughly, and many baby flying squirrels prefer to be warm in their enclosure too. It is always better to underfeed than overfeed a baby flying squirrel, as they are prone to bloating.

However, most baby squirrels live best on their mother’s milk, not a formula substitute- there are many enzymes that they can get naturally. Once they are four or five weeks old, they are free to do as they please- and eat as many acorns as they want!

Flying Squirrel Information - Exotic Nutrition

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Description and History

Glaucomys Volans, the Southern Flying Squirrel, is found in Southern & Eastern United States. The smallest of the tree squirrels, its body color is gray to chestnut with a white belly. A flap of skin connects the back leg to the front wrist. This squirrel has very large eyes, which aid its nocturnal vision. You will rarely see one in the wild since they are very shy. It has a body length of 5 to 6 inches. Flying Squirrels can live in captivity for up to 15 years.

What kind of pet does Flying Squirrel make? A flying squirrel that has established a bond with its owner will make an amazing pet. The squirrel will want to be with you at all times. Your pet will learn the sound of your voice and, when he or she hears it, will come out of his nest box to greet you, dashing up and down your body as if you were a big tree. Your pet will soon feel safest sleeping in your pockets or under your clothes.

Breeding Flying Squirrels

Breeding pairs should be provided with two nest boxes. The female and male will stay together just before she births. A few days prior to to birth, she will take up housing in a vacant nest. Gestation is about 40 days and babies number 3-4. Babies are born with eyes closed and hairless. They have the gliding membranes from birth. They open their eyes at about 4 weeks of age and wean at about 8 weeks. Flying squirrels will breed up to twice a year in the wild and 3 times a year in captivity.

What do I look for in choosing a Flying Squirrel? The best age at which to purchase a Flying Squirrel is 5 1/2 to 6 1/2 weeks. At this age they are sure to bond to you. As the squirrel gets older, it will become less likely to bond to a human; for this reason, adult flying squirrels sold in pet stores will not make good pets.

How do they bond to you? Your six-week old flying squirrel won't quite be weaned from its mother's milk, so you will have to feed them Goat milk three times a day, which will aid in the bonding. Further bonding is accomplished by carrying your pet close to your body in a pouch or pocket for at least three hours a day (the longer the better). The squirrel will sleep happily while you carry on with your day. You can check the Nursing Department for related products.


The bigger the better as far as cages go. The mesh size should not exceed 1"x 1/2". Sugar Glider Cages are ideal. Cage furniture should include a Nest Box, branches, a salt spool, a calcium block, food, and a water dish.


We suggest flying squirrels be fed a complete pellet based food formulated specifically for squirrels. Exotic Nutrition's Squirrel Complete is highly recommended. It not only contains the nutritionally complete pellets, but also incorporates a variety of dried fruit and nuts in with the pellets. Each Squirrel will eat 5 -10 grams of the food daily. Your squirrel will also love pecans, but these are particularly fattening and should only be given as occasional treats. You may also supplement their diet with mealworms or other dried or canned insects.

Are they clean animals? Flying squirrels have no odor. Their droppings are dry. They will use one or two places in their cage for their toilet.

Do they need a companion? Flying squirrels are social animals. If you give your squirrel a lot of attention, it will be very happy. If you decide you want more than one squirrel in your home, do not house the two pets together at first, as they will bond to each other. Bond to each one individually for several months, then you can put them in the same cage.

Are they prone to any health problems? Flying squirrels are susceptible to calcium deficiency problems. Hanging a calcium block or giving a supplement like Squirrel-Cal in addition to feeding a complete pellet diet will help prevent such problems. Flying squirrels do not need any routine vaccinations.

How will they get along with other animals? A squirrel introduced at a young age to the family dog or cat should not have a problem co-existing with these animals, provided they respect his small size. Larger animals should be supervised when your squirrel is out of his cage.

Who should own a Flying Squirrel? Flying squirrels need owners who are dedicated. The whole bonding experience is a real joy to go through: feeding the squirrel milk and carrying it around in its bonding pouch is a delight for a child (age 10 and up) or adult, but it does take a commitment. Once a flying squirrel bonds to his or her owner, continued attention must be given each day. If your lifestyle calls for you to be out of town often, a flying squirrel will not be the ideal pet for you. And remember, once your squirrel bonds to you, it is not easy to place the animal in another household.

Although considered arboreal animals, flying squirrels do spend a small percentage of time on the ground, foraging for food such as fungi, insects and ground-level-fruiting berries. They also store nuts in shallow holes dug into the ground. It is at this time when they are most vulnerable to predation by land carnivores such as bobcat, coyote, wolf, house cat, etc.

Most foraging is done in the relative safety of the trees and shrubs in the animals' home range. Ground foraging is performed within "safe scamper distance" from a tree trunk. Males generally have a larger home range than females, however, any home range, where foraging is concerned, is dependent upon available food supplies. If there is a paucity of food in any given area, a flying squirrels' range will be increased. The reverse is true if there is an abundance of food at hand.

Flying squirrels, as a rule, are scatter-hoarders, although southern flying squirrels have been known to stash large quantities of beech nuts in "larder cavities" (large natural cavities in trees). Northern flying squirrels are much less likely to larder hoard. In fact, there is no documentation regarding larder hoarding activity in northerns. Flying squirrels, once they have located a food item, will either eat it right on the spot, or find a suitable location to store it, for, it is hoped, retrieval at a later time. Areas where a flying squirrel may store its find can be notches and crevices in tree branches, natural cavities, shallow digs under the forest floor leaf litter, and under logs. They will press the food into the storage spot by banging it down with their incisors. Depending upon location and time of year, one can often hear the rapid "bonk bonk bonk bonk bonk" sound of hard mast being stashed by a flying squirrel on a windless night in the forest. Sometimes they will "finish off" the storing ritual with a few pats of the forepaws.


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What and how does a flying squirrel eat at home: feeding rules

To begin with, you need to tell in general what a flying squirrel is like? It lives mainly in deciduous and mixed forests. It is in such areas that she can get herself more food.

Itself is small in size, outwardly very similar to an ordinary squirrel, with only one main difference. She has leather membranes between her front and hind legs, which give her the ability to fly between trees. nine0003

Catkins from trees love to eat most of all, feeds a little on bark, gets seeds from cones. On the onset of heat, that is, in the spring, it can feast on the buds of trees. The squirrel also does not refuse insects, there are quite a lot of them on the trees on warm days.

These animals do not particularly like to descend to the ground, so they rarely do it. Basically, they get their own food, moving from one tree to another.

They can occasionally go down to the roots to pick some kind of mushroom or berry. From their home, even for food, marsupial flying squirrels do not go far. nine0003

Baby marsupial flying squirrels begin to eat adult food only after 4 weeks of life. Before that, she feeds them only with milk. And by the age of 2 months, the cubs are completely switching to full-fledged food.

But this is how wild flying squirrels eat. How should you feed such animals at home? Are there any foods they shouldn't eat? And what to feed?


  • Spring food
  • Summer food
  • Autumn food
  • Winter food
    • Nutrition of young flying squirrels
  • Small conclusions

Spring nutrition

Starting to analyze in detail the nutrition of flying squirrels, you need from spring. Since each season, for them has its own characteristics, pros and cons.

If in its natural conditions the animal constantly eats plant food, sometimes even eating eggs from nests, then many advise creating a similar diet for domestic individuals.

Since flying squirrels live nocturnally, it is necessary to feed them late in the evening, when they have had enough sleep, and early in the morning, when they are just about to go to the house, to rest. Diet in the spring:

  • You can safely put a few buds of deciduous trees in the pet feeder every day. It is also possible from any fruit trees, birch, maple;
  • it is necessary for a change to give them flowers of plants, such as pumpkins, zucchini. But you shouldn’t put a lot, 2-3 things will be enough;
  • already at the end of the spring period, they appear on the branches of trees, bring them in. Their squirrels are also very fond of, so you can safely treat them sometimes.

Why is it recommended to give pets kidneys and the like quite often? Because they contain a huge store of vitamins, which is essential for small animals. nine0003

But don't forget to add protein foods to your diet! Some specially grow flour worms, which are loved by flying squirrels. In one day, they can be given no more than 2 pieces of worms!

Summer ration

What to treat your pet in the warmest season of the year? Will her diet change a lot? Will change anyway. During this period, a huge number of berries, fruits and vegetables appear. All this, squirrels simply adore, but in no case should you abuse it! nine0003

They are given no more than 3 pieces of fruit or berries per day. But you can't do that every day either. Therefore, you can feed vegetables and fruits like this no more than 2 times a week! Approximately, for example, vegetables, you can give no more than 25 grams:

  1. they can safely eat lettuce, zucchini;
  2. from fruit, it is best to give them pears, plums, apples. Only give already peeled pieces, most importantly, pitted;
  3. prefers not to eat everything, but only currants. Her favorites are cherries, blackberries, gooseberries and occasionally strawberries. nine0022

Berries should not be the main diet. They go more for sweet rewards for good behavior, or to cheer up their pet.

The summer period will be a great time when the pet will be able to fully, get enough of the most huge amount of vitamins for many months.

Autumn food

The main distinguishing feature of this time of the year is that flying squirrels begin to stock up for the winter. This is a natural need that is carried out on an instinctive level. Stocks are made, but they do not fall into hibernation. nine0003

The owner of the pet will easily be able to determine where the flying squirrel has a pantry of all products. In fact, berries and fruits can easily get there. They will just start to rot first.

In general, domestic flying squirrels are advised to help regulate stock levels. So what do they like to eat in the cold?

The autumn period is very rich in various nuts. Even in ordinary squirrels, they make up the bulk of the diet, but in domestic squirrels, they are included in the feed, but not so plentifully. On the day, the animal can eat approximately 2-3 pine nuts, and so only 1-2 times a week. nine0003

The reason is that many nuts are very fatty and it is difficult for flying squirrels to digest them in large quantities. If you have a desire to treat your pet with a walnut, then you should do this, no more than 1 time in 7 days. Many owners also leave a larch cone inside the cage.

It must be remembered that during this period, flying squirrels begin to molt. That is, the squirrel is preparing to change its summer coat for a warmer, winter coat. This is a natural process of every protein. By cold times, the beast will accumulate a layer of fat to make it easier to endure the cold. So, with home feeding, the owner needs to control the supply of seeds. Otherwise, the animal may become obese. nine0003

The creature itself will regulate the amount of seeds consumed. Also, squirrels are very fond of eating pumpkin, sunflower, zucchini seeds. All these products must be given to the animal, with a certain period, since they are extremely rich in microelements and vitamins necessary for them.

Flying squirrels love to eat mushrooms. But you can't eat too many of them. One serving should not exceed 15 grams. And of course, the mushroom should be non-poisonous and fresh.

Winter diet

Of course, since autumn the animals have prepared huge stocks until spring. Therefore, in winter, they will eat only what they have managed to collect. And these are nuts, seeds, pieces of bark, kidneys.

This food is eaten by both wild and domestic animals. But at home, you can sometimes still give goodies, such as dry berries or fruits. But most importantly, in small quantities:

  • in one day, the animal's food norm is about 30-40 grams;
  • vegetables of which should be about 15 grams; nine0022
  • protein feed-gram 10;
  • and everything else is seeds, nuts, etc.

For winter time, chalk stone and salt stone are specially placed in the cage. Both of these stones are very important for the pet, as they give him a huge amount of minerals that strengthen the body's proteins.

It got to the point that some owners, rarely, but even give them chicken bones, so that they would bite them in turn.

It is also not averse to feast on boiled eggs, it will not refuse raw ones either. Most of all, quail eggs go into circulation for them. But you can’t give the whole egg at once! 1⁄4 is enough. The reason is that quail eggs have a high level of cholesterol. nine0003

Nutrition of young flying squirrels

Since these babies are born defenseless, blind, it goes without saying. The mother takes care of them for the first 5 weeks, protects them and feeds them with milk. Until 1 month, feeding with milk continues, after which, the mother begins to accustom them to adult food.

If a person already has cubs at home, 3-4 weeks old, they can be fed with goat's milk. But not in pure form, but diluted with water.

Small conclusions

It's hard not to love these amazing animals, like marsupial flying squirrels. Buying such a pet is not at all difficult, and the feeding process will not be a problem at all. Although each season has its own feeding characteristics, they are still somewhat similar to each other. nine0003

Some are rich in nuts, others are rich in fruits and berries. The main thing is not to overfeed the beast with certain types of products. Otherwise, your pet may easily develop obesity and intestinal problems!

description, what they eat, how long they live, habitat

Flying squirrel or flying squirrel is a small-sized rodent that belongs to the Squirrel family and the Mammals class. In our time, this rodent is the only representative of this family that lives on our territory. nine0003


  • 1 Protein-Lyutyag: Description
    • 1.1 Appeal
    • 1.2 Life
    • 1.3 How many flyers live
    • 1. 4 Hailing medium
    • 1.5 What eat
    • 1.7 EXTROMISE and SU
  • 2 Population and species status
  • 3 In conclusion

Flying squirrel: description only 8 of them are found on the territory of our country. nine0003


The flying squirrel is similar in appearance to the common squirrel. The only difference is that this animal has a characteristic skin fold covered with hair between the front and hind limbs. This fold helps the flying squirrel to glide through the trees. The front of the membrane is supported by a long, sickle-shaped bone that is located between the wrist and forearm. The tail of the flying squirrel is long and covered with thick hair. It acts as a steering wheel as well as a brake. nine0003

Interesting to know! Compared to other subspecies, the common flying squirrel lacks a flight membrane between the base of the tail and the hind limbs.

Adult flying squirrels grow to a maximum length of 23 cm, with a tail that is half the length of the body, or even more. The length of the foot is in the range of 3-4 cm, and the average body weight is about 165 grams. This mammal has a rounded and blunt head. The eyes are large and bulging, black in color, which is associated with its activity at night. The shape of the ears is rounded, without tassels. The legs of all representatives of this family are quite short, although the hind legs are somewhat longer. The paws are armed with rather short and rather curved, as well as sharp and tenacious claws. nine0003

The coat of the flying squirrel is quite thick, but soft, with a pronounced silkiness, while the ordinary squirrel's fur is not so thick and delicate. The upper part of the body of the animal is distinguished by a silvery-grayish color, while blotches of brownish and ocher shades are possible. The lower part of the body is lighter, with the presence of a characteristic fawn coating. The eyes have a black border. The tail also has a lighter color, while being very fluffy. In winter, the coat of the flying squirrel is especially fluffy and especially delicate, colored in various shades of grayish. Animals shed twice a year. nine0003


The flying squirrel is active throughout the year, but prefers to be nocturnal or twilight. Females who are busy feeding their offspring can actively behave during the day. As a rule, these animals spend most of their time looking for food. To arrange a nest for itself, the flying squirrel uses the hollows of old but powerful trees, as well as abandoned nests of common squirrels and woodpecker nests. In fact, this animal is quite picky about choosing a place for a nest, so it does not build nests anywhere. There are times when a mammal's nest is found in rock crevices, as well as near human habitation, including birdhouses. nine0003

The flying squirrel's nest is distinguished by a rounded shape, while for its construction the animal uses soft lichen and moss, including various dry grasses. In nests, squirrels can live in pairs, since these mammals are quite social and do not show aggression towards each other. The only moment when the female becomes aggressive is when she has offspring. Flying squirrels do not have individual foraging areas as compared to other mammal species, although they always follow the same feeding routes. nine0003

An interesting moment! The presence of a flying squirrel can be identified by peculiar heaps of droppings resembling ant eggs, but bright yellow.

Like ordinary squirrels, flying squirrels spend almost their entire lives on trees and try not to fall to the ground without special need. The membrane, which is located between the front and hind limbs, plays the role of a parachute, so the animal easily moves from tree to tree, covering a distance of more than fifty meters at a time, while some species are able to cover distances of more than a hundred meters. To make such long jumps, the animal climbs to the top of the tree. The flight is carried out due to the fact that the squirrel spreads its front legs wide, and the hind legs at this moment are pressed against the tail. A squirrel can easily change its flight direction up to 90 degrees. The tail also takes part in this process, as well as in the braking process.

The process of landing on a tree is quite interesting, because the animal takes a vertical position, clinging to the tree trunk with all its paws. Having landed, the squirrel immediately moves to the back of the tree so as not to draw the attention of various natural enemies.

The flying squirrel, like other varieties of squirrels, moves quite dexterously and quickly in the crowns of trees, jumping from branch to branch. Therefore, it is quite difficult to notice this small animal among the branches of trees. The animal also has a unique coloring that allows the animal to disguise itself against the background of trees. With the onset of dusk, in the forest you can hear the voice of a flying squirrel, which resembles something like a chirp, and not too loud. nine0003

How long do flying squirrels live

Thanks to the found remains, it was possible to determine that flying squirrels lived in the Miocene period. Inhabited in the wild, the average life expectancy of this animal is about 6 years. Being in captivity, when proper care and quality nutrition is provided for the animal, the flying squirrel can live 2 times longer.

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The natural habitats of the flying squirrel are associated with deciduous green spaces, where there are aspens, as well as birch and alder forests. These animals prefer to live in places located near swamps or rivers, where alder predominates. In forest zones, with a predominance of coniferous trees, these animals are found, but very rarely.

Common flying squirrel living in Siberia prefers to settle in deciduous forests with a predominance of tall and strong trees. In the west of Siberia, its habitual habitats extend to ribbon pine forests, as well as birch pegs. Closer to the northern territories, the mammal is found in thickets of floodplain vegetation. The flying squirrel is also found high in the mountains, where tall trees with a dense crown grow. nine0003

What they eat

The basis of the diet of the flying squirrel is the buds of various deciduous trees, as well as the tops of young shoots, young needles and seeds of coniferous trees such as pine and larch. In the summer, her diet expands due to the ripening of berries on plants and mushrooms. In addition, flying squirrels feed on the thin and young bark of trees such as willow, aspen, birch and maple.

An interesting moment! The flying squirrel does not hibernate in winter, but in very cold, frosty periods it prefers to sit in its nest, eating its food reserves. nine0003

The most preferred food is alder or birch “catkins”, which the animal collects and folds inside the hollow, thus providing itself with food for the winter. There is an opinion that the rodent is able to eat the eggs of various birds, including the newborn offspring of these birds. This is only evidence that the diet of the animal depends on the living conditions and the availability of food supply.

Natural Enemies

This cute, nimble little animal has a lot of natural enemies. Despite its capabilities, the flying squirrel still cannot avoid the attack of such predators as lynx, weasel, marten, ferret, solongoy, owl, falcon and others. nine0003

Reproduction and offspring

This process has not yet been fully studied, due to the great secrecy of the animal, as well as its nocturnal lifestyle. It is known that the female feeds her offspring 2 times a year, and each time from 2 to 4 cubs are born. It is also known that the female bears her offspring for one month.

An important point! According to the observations of experts, it was possible to find out that 50 days after birth, young individuals already know how to plan, moving from tree to tree. Therefore, they become absolutely independent, because they know how to get food for themselves. nine0003

The first offspring appears already in April/May, and the second at the end of June/beginning of July. The offspring that was born is absolutely helpless, as it is naked and blind. After a couple of weeks, they begin to see, and after a month and a half they are ready to leave the parental nest.

Population and species status

The number of this animal in nature is quite small. In this regard, hunting for these representatives of this family is very limited. In addition, the fur is not considered valuable enough, despite the fact that the fur is quite soft and attractive. It has a very thin and fragile mezdra, which is the reason why the fur of these animals is not used so actively. nine0003

Although flying squirrels do not do well in captivity because they need a lot of space for their jumps, this animal is constantly captured for home keeping, which causes serious damage to flying squirrel populations.

Other factors also influence the total number of these animals, so their numbers are constantly declining in some regions. In connection with this fact, the flying squirrel is listed in the Red Book, as well as in the Red Books of some republics. nine0003

In conclusion

Recently it has become fashionable to keep an exotic pet in a house or apartment. This is not so much about loving and caring for animals, but about showing others that they are different from others. Naturally, what happens in life is that there is simply no choice, since you have to pick up the cubs of various animals, and then keep them in the house, nursing and fattening them. Unfortunately, recently the keeping of unusual animals has been practiced, and the flying squirrel is no exception. To keep such an animal at home, you must be a great animal lover, since this animal requires special living conditions. After all, this is a flying squirrel and it will not sit in a cage, because it constantly needs to move, and for this it uses various hills. You need to be prepared for the fact that she will definitely break something, etc.

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