Red and white giant flying squirrel

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Red and White Giant Flying Squirrel
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Petaurista
Species: P. alborufus
Binomial name
Petaurista alborufus
(Milne-Edwards, 1870)

The red and white giant flying squirrel (Petaurista alborufus) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in China and Taiwan. It is the largest species of giant squirrel and has blue eyes.[2]


  1. ^ Smith, A. T. & Johnston, C. H. (2008). Petaurista alborufus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.
  2. ^ Doucette, Dan (2012-03-24). "Red and White Giant Flying Squirrel". Project Noah. Retrieved 2012-04-14.