Southern Flying Squirrel
- Mix of gray and brown with lighter, cream colored, underbelly
- Flattened tail and large black eyes
- Found across the eastern United States
- Nests in trees, but will also enter homes and nest in the attic or exterior walls
- Eats nuts, acorns, fruit, seeds, berries, insects, and fungi
- Has a flap of skin that runs between it’s front and rear feet which it extends when it jumps; This allows them to glide, not actually fly, about 20-30 feet.