northern flying squirrel

Pteromyini

found in the mountains

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Two subspecies of northern flying squirrel are federally listed as endangered due to habitat loss.

With the help of Duke Energy, the Commission installed 47-foot tall wooden poles with short beams extending part way across the road and cylindrical hiding spaces where the squirrels can hide from the sharp eyes and talons of owls and hawks.