Tag: Humboldt’s flying squirrel

February 6, 2019

When flying squirrels glow pink

Three species of flying squirrels, including southern (Glaucomys Volans), northern (Glaucomys sabrinus) and Humboldt’s flying (Glaucomys oregonensis) squirrels, turn a bright pink when they’re under ultraviolet light, researchers found. Biologist...

June 28, 2017

New species, ‘Humboldt’s flying squirrel,’ discovered

Certain populations of small, dark flying squirrels that live in cool forests along the Pacific Coast are actually a unique species that had never been classified before, researchers discovered. They...