Critter Clues

From the January/February 2022 issue of Kind News magazine

Furry Grey Critter with white belly clinging to a tree
  • 1
    Clue #1
    I live in forests and woodlands, sometimes in dead trees, woodpecker holes, or abandoned nests.
  • 2
    Clue #2
    There are many other types of my animal, but I am a special kind who can glide through the air from tree to tree!
  • 3
    Clue #3
    I have to be very alert — I am prey to owls, hawks, tree snakes, or other climbing mammals.
  • 4
    Clue #4
    I am an omnivore, so I eat many different foods, including nuts, fruit, insects, and sometimes even eggs and birds!
  • 5
    Clue #5
    Since I am nocturnal, which means active at night, you may never see me.
  • 6
    Clue #6
    I glide so well that humans have created a special skydiving suit that mimics the way I glide!
  • 7
    Clue #7
    I am in the rodent family, the largest group of mammals, which includes rats, mice, beavers, chinchillas, and more.

Take the quiz below to see if you can guess the answer!