Things that made me laugh today, and some that have intrigued me.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Meet This Newly Discovered Flying Squirrel
A new species of flying squirrel has been found in the Pacific Northwest. It’s been dubbed Humboldt’s flying squirrel, in honor of the great naturalist Alexander von Humboldt.
The discovery means that three—not two—species of the furred gliders live in North America, and it changes our understanding of how these squirrels evolved and spread across the continent, scientists report today in the Journal of Mammalogy. Read more