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Yellow-bellied Glider

Yellow-bellied Glider

Status: Least Concern
Classification: Mammals
Scientific Name: Petaurus australis

Yellow-bellied Glider is a nocturnal creature that lives in the narrow forests along eastern Australia specifically in Victoria and Queensland. This creature has similar size with a rabbit. It has grey-brown fur at the back and off-white to yellow belly.

Yellow-bellied glider is a marsupial animal, it is relatively small with a body that measures about 30 cm (12 inches) in length and around 700 grams (25 ounces). It has a long tail that measures 48 cm (19 inches) long. It has large pointed ears and black round eyes.

Yellow-bellied gliders are good jumpers. They can jump up to 100 metres (320 feet). Breeding usually occurs during spring. The young are left in the den for about 2-3 months.

The Yellow-bellied Glider

Yellow-bellied glider feed on insects, pollen, nectar, honeydew and tree sap. Human disturbance is one of the primary threat to this species.

 
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