Flying Squirrel

Glaucomys volans

NATURAL HABITAT
Flying squirrels live in the Eastern United States to Canada and down to Honduras.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Insects, fruits, vegetables, seeds
IN THE ZOO – Text here

FASCINATING FACTS

  • Do not hibernate in the winter
  • Do not fly, but glide using a flap of skin
    called a patagium
  • By gliding, they can travel more than
    150 feet
  • Wilbur likes to cuddle in dark, cozy
    places like pockets!
  • Visitors in 2017
    Visitors in 2017

    240,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2017
    CAMPERS IN 2017

    3000

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400