Definition of feathertail glider in English:

feathertail glider


  • An Australian pygmy possum with a flap of skin between the fore- and hindlimbs for gliding, and a feathery tail.

    Acrobates pygmaeus, family Burramyidae. Alternative name: flying mouse

    • ‘A few days ago I found the remains of a feathertail glider below a heavily flowering unknown species of blue gum in front of the house.’
    • ‘Can we imagine a country without parrots, without sugar and feathertail gliders?’


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