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Petaurista elegans (Spotted Giant Flying Squirrel) is a species of Sciuridae in the family Sciuridae. They are found in the palearctic and the indo-malayan realm. They are nocturnal omnivores. Individuals can grow to 398.02 mm. 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Spotted Giant Flying Squirrel. View this species on GBIF