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Squirrel furs

Squirrel furs : Brought Leprosy to Medieval England

Squirrel furs : A recent study by the scientists found the evidence that the medieval likings for the beautiful fine fur of red squirrels, traded with Viking Scandinavia, may have been a factor in the spread of leprosy. A woman who died more than 1000 years ago in Suffolk, her skull was analysed and they

Flying squirrel, A ‘surprising’ discovery

A brand new ‘hidden species’ of flying squirrel discovered

A brand new ‘hidden species’ of flying squirrel discovered . Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in North America that had been hiding in plain sight for hundreds of years. Known as Humboldt’s flying squirrel, or Glaucomys oregonensis, the new flying squirrel species inhabits the Pacific Coast region of North America. Until