Petaurus


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Noun1.Petaurus - a genus of PhalangeridaePetaurus - a genus of Phalangeridae    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Phalangeridae, Phalangeridae - phalangers; koalas
flying opossum, flying phalanger, flying squirrel - nocturnal phalangers that move with gliding leaps using parachute-like folds of skin along the sides of the body
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Four sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps) inside two cages were among the items recovered on Tuesday at the maximum security compound of New Bilibid Prison (NBP), where some 3,000 inmates are staying.
Gliding has evolved independently in at least six groups of mammalian taxa namely Volitatia, Pteromyinae, Anomaluridae, Acrobates, Petaurus and Petauroides (Stafford et al.
Flying squirrel (tribe of pteromyini) and Petaurus breviceps are very similar to each other with their big eyes, the white bellies and the stiff integument segment that takes place between their arm and legs and provides soaring and keeping the balance; therefore, they have been regarded as close relatives.
The Sugar Glider (Petaurus breviceps) is a marsupial mammal native to Australia that closely resembles the Northern Flying Squirrel.
This is true at least sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps) and grey short-tailed opossums (Monodelphis domestica), according to the study.
jaculus ([paragraph]) 6/8 (75.0) Hemiechinus auritus (#) 0/10 (0.0) Pakistan Salpingotulus 0/20 (0.0) michaelis ([paragraph]) Subtotal 137/367 (37.3) Breeder facility Asia China Tamias sibiricus * 5/30 (16.7) Indonesia Petaurus breviceps ** 0/20 (0.0) Thailand Pe.
2006 Road upgrade in Victoria a filter to the movement of the endangered Squirrel glider (Petaurus norfolcensis): Results of a pilot study.
Within this order, there are three species taxonomically grouped as families, one of which is the Petauridae and includes the sugar glider, Petaurus breviceps.
Despite its remote location, the reserve contains many prejudicial introduced plants and animals, such as cats, dogs, feral goats, rabbits, fallow deer, and the sugar glider (Petaurus breviceps), a gliding marsupial originally from the north of Australia.