Northern Glider Petaurus abidi
Papua New Guinea
The Northern Glider is known only from Mount Somoro, and adjacent areas, in the Torricelli Mountains of north-western Papua New Guinea. This species has been found in primary, mid-montane tropical moist forests. It is also known from rural gardens close to forest (Flannery 1995).
The Northern Glider, is a rare gliding mammal critically endangered on @IUCNRedList #PapuaNewGuinea. Support this animal with a #Boycott4Wildlife of supermarket brands sending them #extinct #artistcommunityTweet
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Leary, T., Wright, D., Hamilton, S., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Bonaccorso, F., Salas, L., Dickman, C. & Helgen, K. 2016. Petaurus abidi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T16726A21959298. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T16726A21959298.en. Downloaded on 04 February 2021.
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