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  • Also present are Japanese hare Lepus brachyurus angustidens, Japanese squirrel Sciurus lis, small Japanese flying squirrel Pteromys momonga, Japanese giant flying squirrel Petaurista leucogenys, Japanese dormouse Glirulus japonicus (EN), raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides, Japanese fox Vulpes vulpes japonica, Japanese marten Martes melampus, ermine Mustela ermina, Siberian weasel Mustela sibirica and Eurasian badger Mele meles.

    Shirakami-sanchi (Shirakami mountains), Japan


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  • Wow. That is one cute critter.

    August 14, 2009

  • If you want to see one flying, er, gliding: link

    August 14, 2009

  • I bet there's some larger mammal that loves tearing this guys up for lunch, like chimps and bush babies.

    August 14, 2009

  • Yes, when you look like a plush pikachu and your alternate moniker is Sailor Moon material it's a bit much.

    August 14, 2009

  • ACK, I choke on the cute

    August 14, 2009

  • A.k.a. Japanese dwarf flying squirrel.

    August 14, 2009