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>> WHAT IS A colugo? supposed to be a gliding mammal of some sort.
>According to an on-line dictionary:
> (NOUN): co-lu-gos.
> The flying lemur.
Colugos (for which I can't remember the generic and specific nomen, but will
recognize them instantly when I hear them! ;-) ) are the only surviving
members of the mammalian order Dermoptera. They are not true primates, but
(with Chiroptera [bats], Scandentia [tree shrews], and Primates) are part of
the mammalian clade Archonta, an ancient lineage arboreal placentals.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742