National Geographic : 1947 May
Staff Photographer Edwin L.Wisherd Whiskers Pointed Forward, Black-eyed Beautiful "Floats Through the Air withthe Greatest ofEase" But she moves much more rapidly than the Man on the Flying Trapeze. Whiskers are a second pair of eyes for flying squirrels and other small nocturnal mammals. Outstretched in the dark, they brush against unseen obstacles and warn of danger ahead. In this series are the first successful action photographs offlying squirrels.