Pennsylvania’s Northern Flying Squirrel. Environmental Science Alison Mummert 2012. Northern Flying Squirrel ?. Physical Characteristics. 8 -11 inches 3-5 ounces Large eyes Brown fur White fur on belly. Physical Characteristics/Special Niche. Flaps btw wrist
Northern Flying Squirrel
Northern Flying Squirrel ?
Native to Canada
and Potter county.
Biome- Mature Conifer Forest
Decline in health of biome.
Loss of Hemlock
The Northern flying squirrel’s ecosystem service is very important!
Trees protect the Northern flying squirrel from predators.
Carrying Capacity is very low…without trees!
Southern flying Squirrel
Sustainable Solution ?
Pennsylvania’s Purple Squirrel!
What caused this squirrel to be purple!