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.