- any of a number of squirrels (esp. genus Glaucomys) with winglike folds of skin attached to the legs and body, which enable them to make long, gliding leaps
- flying phalanger
flying squirrelflying squirrel
Any of various nocturnal squirrels of the tribe Pteromyini, having membranes along each side of the body between the forelegs and hind legs that are used for gliding between trees.
- Zenkeri (figured in the article Flying-Squirrel), is a mouse-like form, with very small ears and an extremely long tail.