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Vetstreet.com: 8 Surprisingly Misnamed Animals

Flying Lemur

Like the guinea pig, this mammal is another victim of double misnaming because it's not a lemur, and the animal doesn't fly. Lemurs are primates who live on Madagascar — but the flying lemur is found in Southeast Asia, and it's not a primate. And despite having winglike membranes of skin between their legs, the best these guys can do is glide from tree to tree.

(Alamy)
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