resemble modern flying squirrels. These include Maiopatagium, above;
There were no flowering plants yet, so no fruit; perhaps they fed on conifer seeds.
These gliding animals are a good example of the great diversity of mammals that lived in Jurassic times, something we knew nothing about until the 1990s. Besides gliders, Chinese paleontologists have also found mammals that swam like otters and mammals with claws like those anteaters use to pull open insect mounds.