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Anchiornis probably glided down from trees, like a flying squirrel, but likely was incapable of powered flight.
Melissa Stanley From mending the wings of a bald eagle to hand-feeding a flying squirrel attacked by a cat, Melissa Stanley provides the only refuge for wild animals and abandoned exotic pets in Richmond.
Two branches of modern mammals developed gliding at least 100 million years later, leading to today's marsupial sugar gliders and flying squirrels.
Wildlife Rescue League Walk for Wildlife Includes educational presentation on the gray and flying squirrels.
Gliding mammals, like flying squirrels, sugar gliders and colugos are pretty impressive creatures, with some capable of flying up to 300 feet in a single jump between trees.
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