These Might Possibly Be The Most Adorable Creatures You Have Ever Seen

These big-eyed and unbelievably adorable Japanese and Siberian flying squirrels look like they’ve come straight out of a cartoon, but they’re actually found in Japan and parts of Europe.

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Old World flying squirrels, as they are known, do not hibernate, but do like to sleep for several days at a time during the winter months.

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Flying squirrels don’t actually fly: they glide using a furry membrane called the patagium between their front and rear legs.

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They can glide over 100 meters to escape a predator, to find food, or if they just need a change of scenery.

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