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FLYING SQUIRREL DEPARTMENT
Dispite their name, flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans) don't actually fly. "They can glide very lengthy distances" The Suothern Flying Squirrel is native to North America, with a range including Nova Scotia down the eastern part of the United States and into Mexico.
A flying Squirrels lifespan in captivity is approximately 8 to 12 years. Flying Squirrels are illegal to own in some areas, so check the laws of your state, county, and city if you are considering getting one as a pet.
Flying Squirrels maintain their wild behaviors more than pets like dogs or cats, but that doesn't mean that they don't make good pets. Squirrels can be extremely loving and wonderful animals for the right person. Flying Squirels should not be taken from the wild, but be purchased from pet stores or breeders. A major challange in owing Flying Squirrels is that they are nocturnal. This is not an animlathat will play all day and sleep all night ... just the opposite. Flying Squirrels are also full of energy and need lots of opportunities for exercise and stimulation.
Feeding ... Flying Squirrels are mainly omnivores. In the wild their diet includes nuts, seeds, vegetables, and some insects and fruit. We offer a few excellet foods for Flying Squirrels.
A major concern for Flying Squirrels is calcium deficiency. Consult your veterinarian about the proper diet for your pet and the required calcium supplementation necessary to keep them healthy. We offer multiple calcium and vitamin supplements for Flying squirrels.
A minimum cage size for a Flying Squirrel is 2 by 3 by 2 feet, and larger is better. A wire cage provides the necessary ventilation and can accommodate perches, branches and other climbing devices.