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rough guardian frog (Limnonectes finchi) at the RDC  
   

rough guardian frog (Limnonectes finchi) at the RDC

(another of the frogs who's eyes shine in torch-light or flash)
good squirrel; evil squirrel

August 30th 2009
En route from the Kinabatangan to Sepilok the bus passed a few oil palms by the side of the road. And by a few I mean a few million! Malaysia is infamous for replacing forest with oil palm plantations but until you actually see it first-hand you really can’t grasp the problem. And even after seeing it its still impossible, like trying to imagine the Universe. The biggest plantations seem to be o ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Sabah » Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary

Malaysian Flag During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
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