onionsack wrote:hansioux wrote:onionsack wrote:Here's a Flying Squirrel (Petaurista alborufus) I came across back in March...
where on this island can you just find a flying squirrel on the side of the road?
This episode took place on the 北橫 (#7 Northern Cross-Island Road) between Baling and Fuxing. The white-faced flying squirrels are much less common than the Indian Giant Flying Squirrel (Petaurista philippensis) and this was only my second encounter at a relatively close distance. Here was the other:
Gotta be extremely lucky to catch even a fleeting glimpse of one, and their numbers are getting smaller every year due to poaching and habitat loss.
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