SD1399 : Flying Squirrel

taken 6 years ago, near to Eskdale Green, Cumbria, Great Britain

Flying Squirrel
Flying Squirrel
Seen at Forest How, Eskdale.

Red squirrels can jump distances of several feet. To see whether 'Belinda', the new star at Forest How, would oblige, the owner rigged up a platform within close range of an elevated feeding position. The jumping distance was only about three feet, but it worked fine. The photographer had to lie flat on the ground!
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 November, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 December, 2014
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest 
Place (from Tags)
Eskdale Valley 
County (from Tags)
Cumbria 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 1372 9958 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:23.0623N 3:19.8018W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 1372 9958
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Forest How  Sciurus Vulgaris  Red Squirrel  Flying 

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