- Portrait (taller)
- University of Illinois Library, the Internet Archive
- Brehms Tierleben, vol. 2
- Brehm, Alfred Edmund
- Leipzig, Vienna: Bibliographisches Institut, 1900
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View of a Red Giant Flying Squirrel in full flight with a second one staying alert on a branch in the background.
The red giant flying squirrel (Petaurista petaurista) is a rodent in the family Sciuridae native to Asia. A flying membrane which extends between the legs and arms allows it to glide for distances up to 246 ft (75 m) while controlling the direction of the glide.
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Keywords: 1900s, 20th century, Asia, Brehms Tierleben, color, mammal, reference book, rodent, Sciuridae, tree