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  • n. Plural form of flying lemur.

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  • I wonder if they know the Wallendas?

    April 12, 2009

  • Reminds me of the english horn: neither English nor a horn.

    Of course, it was wrong-headed to attempt to translate the original name (cor anglais) in the first place, since that's an example of Franglais, most likely meaning angled "horn".

    May 4, 2008

  • Colugos are also called ‘flying lemurs’, but - as Simpson aptly noted* - they “are not lemurs and cannot fly�?.

    (Robert D. Martin)

    (* Simpson GG (1945): The principles of classification and a classification of mammals. Bull Am Mus Nat Hist 85:1-350.)

    May 4, 2008