Epizootiology of epidemic typhus (Rickettsia prowazekii) in flying squirrels
Given the product and the market, an additional goal is to assess the advantages and disadvantages of using a name-the-team contest in selecting the Flying Squirrels
name for this professional sports franchise.
Mewa Singh, a professor of psychology at the University of Mysore in India who has studied macaques, pointed out that the flying squirrels
are generally nocturnal, whereas the monkeys are active during the day.
prowazekii infection associated with flying squirrels
in the eastern United States (1,3,4).
Captured flying squirrels
were sexed, marked with ear tags, the reproduction condition determined, and released at the site of capture.
However, be warned Co Durham, it may sound nuts, but the killer flying squirrels
are out there.
I've been able to capture images of otter, deer, raccoon, coyote, fisher, pine marten, bobcats, raccoon, bear, moose, grey fox, red fox, opossum, beaver, skunk, hares, rabbits, muskrats, numerous birds, small mammals like mice, Norway rats, red, grey and flying squirrels
, and even unsuspecting mountain bikers.
The holes they'd make in outer walls soon become the portals for bats, grey squirrels and flying squirrels
Like flying squirrels
, colugos can stretch out winglike membranes, allowing them to leap off trees and glide for up to about 70 meters (230 feet).
And a pair of newborn flying squirrels
snuggle in a wad of fleece, their teddy-bear eyes peering warily at visitors.
Terabithia unfurls in their imagination, revealing giant trolls, vicious flying squirrels
and hairy vultures, and pine cones which turn into grenades.
curator of mammals at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, and his former research assistant Katie Ferrell, Squirrels: The Animal Answer Guide is an information-packed primer all about various species of squirrels, from the common grey squirrel to black-tailed prairie dogs to flying squirrels
In her many visits, Landau says she's "seen saw-whet owls, heard flying squirrels
, and seen lots of bear tracks.
Between the twilight hours of dusk and dawn, while we diurnal humans sleep, ebony-eyed flying squirrels
glide the night skies like flat, furry leaves, flinging themselves from tree to distant tree in search of food or--according to some observers--just for the fun of it.
carry Rickettsia prowazeki, which is associated with typhus fever.