Like a sloth, a flying lemur
travels upside down among the branches (left).
According tol this controversial scenario, megabats probably descended from a primitive flying lemur
-- which, like all primates, had made an early evolutionary commitment to a highly developed visual system.
Facebook users became indignant upon seeing a post showing an 'aswang,' when in fact the creature was none other than the Philippine flying lemur
, locally called 'kagwang.
But it was later discovered that the raptor did not just eat monkey but also civets, large snakes, monitor lizards and flying lemur
, among others.
The Flying Lemurs
are a circus act of lemurs (obviously) who perform acrobatics including lots of jumping, because 'lemurs are really good at jumping.
Two of the mammal lineages most closely related to primates 6 tree shrews and flying lemurs
-- are both Asian mammals.
UF researchers led the team that analyzed the anatomy of living and fossil primates, including lemurs, monkeys and humans, as well as their closest living relatives, flying lemurs
and tree shrews.