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Galeopterus variegatus (Malayan Flying Lemur) is a species of Mammal in the family colugos. They are native to Asia. They are solitary, nocturnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 3.45 months and can grow to 379.43 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on gliding to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
  • Definition: Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
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EOL has data for 47 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Malayan Flying Lemur. View this species on GBIF