Carolina Northern Flying Squirrel

Endangered Species in NC

LOCATION

These animals live near the mountains of North Carolina and have always lived there. Most of its dens are found in dead trees or just regular trees.

WHY IS IT ENDANGERED?

It is endangered because its habitats are being destroyed because of people clearing forests. These animals mainly live in dead trees and many people get rid of the dead trees first so they don't really stand a chance.

HOW PEOPLE CAN HELP

The NCWRC is building flying squirrel boxes for these animals so they have place to stay when there home gets cut down. People can volunteer to go to trees and check them for these squirrels so they don't get killed.