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Scientific Name: 
Petaurus norfolcensis
Phylum: 
Chordata
Species class: 
Mammalia
Order: 
Diprotodontia
Family: 
Petauridae
Genus: 
Petaurus
Species: 
norfolcensis
Status: 
Least Concern
Population Trend: 
Decreasing

Photo by Paul Fahy.

Nimble and swift in the tree canopy as it searches for insects, nectar, gum and sap, this glider can also glide 50 m in a single leap.
A mature male and one or more females and their young live in a territory. The male marks his domain with scent from a gland on his forehead.

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Source: 
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Year assessed: 
2008