Petaurista petaurista

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Related to Red Giant Flying Squirrel: northern flying squirrel
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Noun1.Petaurista petaurista - East Indian flying squirrelPetaurista petaurista - East Indian flying squirrel    
Asiatic flying squirrel - nocturnal rodent of Asia having furry folds of skin between forelegs and hind legs enabling it to move by gliding leaps
genus Petaurista, Petaurista - very large Asiatic flying squirrels
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In the illustration, Massaad depicts a red giant flying squirrel, Taiwan macaque, Formosan wild boar, and a Reeves's muntjac.
Red giant flying squirrel is called "Ratti Ghoshi" in local language; the name is given due to its coloration as "Ratti" stands for red color in local language.