American flying squirrel

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Related to American flying squirrel: southern flying squirrel
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Noun1.American flying squirrel - New World flying squirrelsAmerican flying squirrel - New World flying squirrels    
squirrel - a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
genus Glaucomys, Glaucomys - New World flying squirrels
Glaucomys volans, southern flying squirrel - small large-eyed nocturnal flying squirrel of eastern United States
Glaucomys sabrinus, northern flying squirrel - large flying squirrel; chiefly of Canada
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A new study reveals that scientists have discovered that the North American flying squirrel or Glaucomys turn pink at night.
This led to further research leading to the discovery of all North American flying squirrel species fluoresced.

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