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Contact: Robert Sanders
University of California - Berkeley


Caption: A feeding colugo sports a backpack containing accelerometers and flash memory to record several day's worth of data on its gliding, in particular take-offs and landings. The device is glued to a shaved area on the animal's back and falls off after a few days.

Credit: Norman Lim/National University of Singapore

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