12 Ridiculously Cute Photos of Japan's Flying Squirrels

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Located in Japan's sub-alpine and evergreen forests you'll find what has to be one of the world's most adorable and photogenic creatures, the Japanese flying squirrel. Weighing anything between 700g to 1500g these lightweight balls of fur posses the ability to glide from tree top to tree top thanks to their wing-like skin membranes scientifically known as a Patagium. Below are 12 photos that show just how adorable they are.

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