Colugo

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    Adult, female, Singapore.

    Order : DERMOPTERA
    Family : Cynocephalidae
    Species : Cynocephalus variegatus

    Seen in the central catchment area, Singapore
    Colugos are arboreal gliding mammals found in South-east Asia. There are just two species each in its own genus, which makes up the entire family Cynocephalidae and order Dermoptera. Though they are the most capable of all mammal gliders, they cannot actually fly. They are also known as cobegos or flying lemurs (misleadingly, since they are not lemurs and cannot fly). - From Wikipedia

    Baby is hidden under mummy. www.flickr.com/photos/lipkee/453555028/in/set-72157600317...

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    1. Frontierofficial 29 months ago | reply

      Great photo! This photo has been used by www.frontier.ac.uk in a blog post: gapyearblog.org.uk/blog/2012/9/30/science-club-your-weekl...
      A link back and credit has been provided. Thanks for sharing!

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