Tagged: flying squirrel

The Pygmy Glider

The pygmy glider, most commonly known as the feather-tail glider, is also known as the flying mouse and its scientific name acrobates pygmaeus. It is the smallest mammalian glider of all. Pygmy gliders can be found in eastern Australia to southeast Australia. They tend to nest up high in trees. They chose their nest solely […]

How different are gliders really?

Flight has always been a dream of mankind to attain. Sadly, we can’t flap wings and produce the amount of lift we need to achieve this kind of prolonged flight, but neither can most flying animals. A lot of animals that we think of as flying actually glide. We have figured out how to make […]

Wing-Suits: Humans Surpassing Animals in Flight

The wing suit, the closest man has gotten to the dream of unassisted flight, was originally developed in the 1930s to fabric between the legs and from the arms to the waist.  The originals were made out of wood, canvas, steel, and whale bone (as you can imagine, not very reliable). increase horizontal movement.  They were redeveloped […]