Philippine Flying Lemur resting on the side of a tree during the day
"Although called a flying lemur, it cannot fly and is not a lemur. "
Taken at Rajah Sikatuna National Park in Bohol, Philippines. Sorry for the grainy photo, it was in a shadow and my zoom lens is slow. Heavily post-processed to increase clarity.
The Philippine flying lemur, known locally as the ''kagwang'', is one of two species of flying lemurs, the only two living species in the order Dermoptera. Additionally, it is the only member of the genus ''Cynocephalus''. The other species is the Sunda flying lemur. Recent research from genetic analysis suggests two other species, the Bornean flying lemur and the Javan flying lemur, may exist, as well, but they have yet to be officially classified so. Although called a flying lemur, it cannot fly.. more