Squirrels belong to the Sciuridae family. This family comprises of small and medium-sized rodents. They are native in regions of US, Eurasia, and Africa. Different nature parks were selected for survey. Dhirkot Nature Reserve (DNR) was observed in February, 2008, Banjosa Nature Reserve (BNR) in May to June, 2009), Tolipir National Park (TNP) in April to May, 2008, Pir Chanasi National Park (PCNP) in April to May, 2010 and Pir Lasura National Park (PLNP) in June to July, 2009. Only two species from the family Sciuridae were found in the study area; Hylopetes fimbriatus (Small Kashmir flying squirrel) and Petaurista petaurista (Giant red flying squirrel).
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Prevalence of Flying Squirrels Recorded from Selected Areas of AJK,
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