Hodgson's giant flying squirrel

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Hodgson's Giant Flying Squirrel
Hodgson's flying squirrel in Sikkim.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Petaurista
Species: P. magnificus
Binomial name
Petaurista magnificus
(Hodgson, 1836)

Hodgson's giant flying squirrel (Petaurista magnificus) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in India and Nepal. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Molur, S. (2008). Petaurista magnificus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.