Flying mouse

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The flying mice, also known as the pygmy scaly-tails, pygmy scaly-tailed flying squirrels, or pygmy anomalures are not true mice, not true squirrels, and are not capable of true flight.wikipedia
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Mouse

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The flying mice, also known as the pygmy scaly-tails, pygmy scaly-tailed flying squirrels, or pygmy anomalures are not true mice, not true squirrels, and are not capable of true flight.

Long-eared flying mouse

Idiurus macrotisLong-eared scaly-tailed flying squirrel
The long-eared flying mouse (Idiurus macrotis), or long-eared scaly-tailed flying squirrel, is a species of flying mouse from western and central Africa.

Squirrel

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The flying mice, also known as the pygmy scaly-tails, pygmy scaly-tailed flying squirrels, or pygmy anomalures are not true mice, not true squirrels, and are not capable of true flight.

Flight

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The flying mice, also known as the pygmy scaly-tails, pygmy scaly-tailed flying squirrels, or pygmy anomalures are not true mice, not true squirrels, and are not capable of true flight.

Anomalurus

AnomalurinaeanomaluresAnomalurus fraseri orientalis
These unusual rodents are essentially miniaturized versions of anomalures and are part of the same sub-Saharan African radiation of gliding mammal.

Feathertail glider

AcrobatesAcrobates pygmaeusfeather-tailed glider
Their appearance is similar to some marsupial gliders.

Nocturnality

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Flying mice are nocturnal and are found in the poorly explored tropical forests of central (and to a lesser extent western) Africa.

Tropical forest

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Flying mice are nocturnal and are found in the poorly explored tropical forests of central (and to a lesser extent western) Africa.

Africa

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Flying mice are nocturnal and are found in the poorly explored tropical forests of central (and to a lesser extent western) Africa.

Colony

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It has been suggested that one or both species may live in colonies of dozens of individuals.

Bat

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Bats may also be found sharing these tree-hollow colonies.

Tree hollow

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Bats may also be found sharing these tree-hollow colonies.

Cameroon scaly-tail

ZenkerellaZenkerella insignisFlightless scaly-tailed squirrel
Z. insignis is the only extant species in the genus Zenkerella and family Zenkerellidae and is the only surviving species of a lineage that diverged from the other extant anomalures (genera Idiurus and Anomalurus) ~49 million years ago (Ma).