Northern Flying Squirrel

Northern Flying Squirrel
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Flying Squirrel
Common Name : Northern Flying Squirrel
Scientific Name : Glaucomys sabrinus
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

Northern flying squirrels glide using a membrane between their limbs and flattened tails. Their fur is dark dusky tan with a white underside.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 10 – 13 Inches (27 – 34 Centimeters)
Weight: 2 – 5 Ounces (75 – 140 Grams)

Behavior :

Flying squirrels glide between trees in the daytime to feed on tree fungi. They keep to the tree-tops and avoid the ground.

Social Organization :

Flying squirrels are solitary mammals.

Approval Level : Mod; Flying squirrels are rare and not often seen.
Kill Difficulty : Low;

Flying squirrels don’t posses any offensive weapons that could potentially injure a cat.

Training Level : Advanced;

Flying squirrels are difficult to catch as they can glide and stay high in the trees.

Hunting Tactic : Tree Rodents
Food Quality : Medium; Flying squirrels are nutritionally valuable but lack in taste due to their diet.