Sunday, 30 October 2011

Betta kuehnei (wild fighting fish) from Kelatan

Betta kuehnei (wild fighting fish) collected from forest stream of Kelatan.

Western Tarsier (Tarsius bancanus) of Sarawak (Aug 2011)

Western Tarsier (Tarsius bancanus) only comes out at night. It jumps from tree/vines to tree to look for insects to eat. This is my first time to photograph it!

Saturday, 29 October 2011

Exploring in an isolated limestone hill (Oct. 29, 2011)

Exploring in a limestone hill isolated from others limestone hill formation in western Sarawak...

Caterpillar of  Eudocima moth:

Amorphophallus hewittii.

Alocasia ridleyi.

Probably Schismatoglottis multiflora?

Terrestrial orchid, Nervilia sp. (Probably N. discolor)

Nepenthes mirabilis (pitcher plant).

Giant tree.

Giant Begonia from an isolated limestone hill

Today, I found the biggest Begonia that i ever seen in western an isolated limestone hill far away from Bau & Padawan limestone formation:

We used money note as a scale for the size:

The habitat:

The flowers.

The leaf is bigger than our face!