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Glaucomys volans (Southern Flying Squirrel) is a species of rodents in the family squirrels. It is found in the Nearctic and the Neotropics. It is a solitary, nocturnal frugivore. Individuals are known to live for 144 months and can grow to 71.90000000000001 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Southern Flying Squirrel relies 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Southern Flying Squirrel. View this species on GBIF