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Ezo Flying Squirrel

Ezo Flying Squirrel
The Ezo flying squirrel or Ezo-momonga is a subspecies of the Siberian flying squirrel. It is endemic to Hokkaidō, Japan, part of the region once known as Ezo. In the legends of the local Ainu, the Ezo flying squirrel or A-kamui is a tutelary deity of children. Together with the Ezo chipmunk and Ezo squirrel , it is one of the three sciurids ) found on the island, to the north of Blakiston's Line, each having its own particular ecological niche.

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