Photo: Flying Lemur or Colugo

A trip to the nearby reservoir after work to test the Leica paid off, when I came across this strange looking animal on a tree trunk. I was getting ready to leave when I spotted a bunch of kids crowding round a tree near the carpark, pointing at something. Being naturally curious (cat-like behavior), I zoomed in (with the camera, of course. no superpowers, sadly, hahaha!) and got a clear look / photo of it. A flying lemur or colugo, I was told, by 2 nature photographers / conservationists on facebook and instagram. Details as shared by Ria: – http://www.ecologyasia.com/verts/mammals/colugo.htm – http://www.wildsingapore.com/news/20060304/060322-2.htm Common in Singapore and nocturnal but not many came across it, since it usually camouflage and stays in high trees…

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