8 Amazing Flying Mammals: Masters of the Air!

By Akash

APR 17, 2024

Bats: Only mammals with true powered flight; flexible winged skin.

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Flying Squirrels: Gliding using skin flaps; not true flyers.

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Sugar Gliders: Marsupials that glide over 50 meters; skin membrane.

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Colugos: Extensive gliding membrane; from limbs to neck.

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Flying Phalangers: Australian marsupials; glide with skin flaps.

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Greater Glider: Large gliding marsupial; uses skin to soar.

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Feather-tailed Glider: Stabilizes glide with feather-like tail.

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Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel: Adorable, forest-dwelling glider; uses skin flaps.

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