What do Flying Squirrels eat?

Like normal squirrels, they eat:
• mast tree crops of all types, including acorn (red oak, black oak, mossycup oak, white oak, pin oak, etc.); hickory nut (shagbark, bitternut, pignut); pecan; walnuts; beech nut; horsechestnut; hazelnut; etc.
• seeds of various varieties
• insects
• spiders
• slugs, snails
• tree and shrub buds
• flowers (tree, shrub, herb)
• fruits of many trees and shrubs
• berries (most types)
• fungi
• bird eggs, nestlings
• bark cambium
• carrion, especially in winter months
• tree sap.
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