Friday, January 21, 2011

Flying Squirrel

A flying squirrel munches a meal on terra firma. These squirrels actually glide rather than fly, using the two long flaps of skin on their sides to catch the wind.
Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel

Golden-mantled ground squirrels live in underground burrows, where they store their food. Like chipmunks, they have cheek pouches to carry their food.

Eastern Gray Squirrel Grooming

Tree squirrels are excellent climbers but will frequently come to the ground in search of nuts, acorns, berries, and flowers.

Source from : http://animals.nationalgeographic.com
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