Have you ever seen these cute little furry animals? These are the Japanese flying squirrels, small mammals capable of soaring from branch to branch thanks to a furred membrane (patagium) located between the front and rear legs. Although they do not fly, these pretty mammals can hover a distance of 100 meters. This remarkable ability allows them to escape from possible predators or, quite simply, to reach other trees.
Check out this series of photos aren’t they adorable?
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