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Flying Squirrels Actually Glide.

Flying squirrels can’t fly in the same way that bats or birds do, rather, they glide through the air between trees. A special membrane between their front and back legs makes this possible. They “steer” using slight movements of their feet and “brake” with their tails. Flying squirrels can cover more than 150 ft. per glide!

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