The Life of Animals | Philippine flying lemur | Although as a flying lemurs, it can not fly and is not a lemur. The Philippine Flying Lemur is one of the two living species of the order Dermoptera. The other type is the Sunda Flying Lemur. It has a broad head, small ears and large eyes. His claws are large and webbed feet for fast climbing and for gliding. The 12 inch (30 cm) tail is connected to the front legs of a flying membrane. This membrane, it is helpful to glide distances of 100 meters or more, useful for finding food and escape predators such as the Philippine Eagle. Its 34 teeth resemble those of a carnivore but the Philippine flying lemur eats mainly fruits, flowers and leaves.
The female Philippine flying lemur gives birth to one cub usually after a two month gestation period. The Philippine Flying Lemur is arboreal and usually resides in primary and secondary forests. The Philippine Flying Lemur is endemic in the Philippines.