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by seijitsu
Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Japanese Dwarf Flyer!
Replies: 15
Views: 5259

Re: Introducing Piccolo! (Re: Japanese Dwarf Flyer!)

... 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 ...
by seijitsu
Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Japanese Pygmy Flyers (or maybe Russian)
Replies: 44
Views: 14846

Book Translation (Re: Japanese Pygmy Flyers (or maybe Russi

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...
by seijitsu
Sat Feb 01, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: Howdy from Dallas, Texas
Replies: 4
Views: 2285

Re: Howdy from Dallas, Texas

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...
by seijitsu
Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: Selecting A Breeder
Topic: Japanese FS Breeder?
Replies: 5
Views: 2142

Re: Japanese FS Breeder?

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...
by seijitsu
Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:17 pm
Forum: Legalities of Owning a FS
Topic: Other Countries?
Replies: 5
Views: 3853

legal in Japan, but how to import?? (Re: Other Countries?)

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 ...
by seijitsu
Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Japanese Dwarf Flyer!
Replies: 15
Views: 5259

Introducing Piccolo! (Re: Japanese Dwarf Flyer!)

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...

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