Mat: After two amazing weeks we finally have time for some communication (we are in Kuta Kinabalu again). Luckily enough we have not had much time to spend in internet cafes, and in fact have been away from any computers for most of the time. This is the first of three blogs to explain what we have been up to in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo: 1) The Kinabatangan river, 2) Diving around the world famo... Read Full Entry
Bornean blue tarantula... on the losing side of an encounter with a large wasp. I am not sure what happened here, but the wasp had the upper hand and was trying to drag the tarantula up a tree. The tarantula was still alive. Too much for the wasp though because we saw them a day later and the wasp had only made it 1m up the tree trunk. Good effort though. Full credit.
CrocodileThere are not too many crocs along the Sugai Kinabatangan, but we saw a few
DARK-eared frogOur guides were awesome, but with the accent we thought this species was the "DUCK-eared frog" much to our amusement - I mean what exactly does a duck ear look like, and why would you name a frog after one?
Dog-toothed cat snakeWhat a cool species name... This individual was in the hut next to us, much to the chargrin of the female occupant.
DragonflyTrace's contribution to the photographic record of the Kinabatangan... nice work my love