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... Of course, I am concerned that this frequent rotation of zookeepers is bad for the flying squirrels' well-being, since I imagine that the Japanese ones bond in the same way as the American ones. Not sure this is a bad thing for a zoo flyer. The only way to keep them "wilded up" is to ...
- Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:38 am
- Forum: General
- Topic: Japanese Pygmy Flyers (or maybe Russian)
- Replies: 44
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Joan, can your friend translate the text in the flyer books? I can scan my books and send them to you for translation. Actually, my friend is a translator ... for Japanese and American businesses. I haven't talked with her in a couple of years, but will try to track her down. I'll let you know. Hey...
- Sat Feb 01, 2014 7:50 pm
- Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
- Topic: Howdy from Dallas, Texas
- Replies: 4
- Views: 2050
It is virtually impossible to export a Japanese flying squirrel from Japan, as 1) Japan is fiercely protective about its native flying squirrels and 2) it is not legal to own the Japanese fliers as pets within Japan. You would need to find a breeder who already has them in another country, such as t...
- Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:10 pm
- Forum: Selecting A Breeder
- Topic: Japanese FS Breeder?
- Replies: 5
- Views: 1893
It is virtually impossible to export a Japanese flying squirrel from Japan, as 1) Japan is fiercely protective in a sort of "racist" way about its native flying squirrels and 2) it is not legal to own the Japanese fliers as pets within Japan. You would need to find a breeder who already ha...
- Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:17 pm
- Forum: Legalities of Owning a FS
- Topic: Other Countries?
- Replies: 5
- Views: 3586
Question: Has anyone tried to and/or successfully imported a flying squirrel from another country? Japan Overview: Northern and southern flying squirrels are legal to own as pets in Japan and can be obtained within Japan. Japanese flying squirrels are NOT allowed to own as pets inside of Japan. The ...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMQcTbakIF8 I couldn't resist posting this one, watch how this poor little squirrel wanted to keep on playing with those guys! This is Piccolo, who lives at Maruyama Zoo in Sapporo, Japan. His nickname is "Picchan." I got to go on a behind-the-scenes tour of...