Japanese giant flying squirrel
|Japanese giant flying squirrel|
The Japanese giant flying squirrel is a species of flying squirrel.
Appearance[change | change source]
The body is 25–50 cm long. It weighs between 700 and 1500 grams. It has a brown skin.
Living areas[change | change source]
It lives in Japan in the forests on Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu islands.
Food and water[change | change source]
It feeds on fruits and seeds.
Reproduction[change | change source]
Its breeding time is from winter to early summer.
Threats[change | change source]
Cutting down trees and decrease its habitat.
Relationship with humans[change | change source]
The Japanese giant flying squirrel was hunted by human. Now, it keeps humans as pets.