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Colugo (Book + DVD): The Flying Lemur of South-East Asia

By: Norman Lim(Author)

80 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour maps

Draco Publishing

Paperback | with DVD | Jan 2007 | #216989 | ISBN-13: 9789810564544
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £15.99 $20/€18 approx

About this book

Colugos are members of the Dermoptera order of mammals, there are two species living in the rainforests of Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and parts of the Philippines and Indochina. The colugo is about the size of a domestic cat, nocturnal, and feeds mainly on leaves. It can glide up to 136 metres.

Colugo is the first book ever about the best gliding animal in the world. It reveals everything currently known about these secretive, nocturnal, and charismatic animals. Subjects covered inlcude taxonomy, habitat, diet and status. Illustrated in new colour photographs.

This book comes with a short, 5-minute DVD that contains footage that, at the time of publcation in 2007, was unique, and shows the colugo running, feeding and gliding.


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