Whos keeping an eye on me....

Friday, 29 January 2021

Taman Negara Rain Forest (Malaysia)

Its been nearly 10 years since I visited this incredible jungle. Taman Negara is believed to be 150 million years old and I was priviledged to spend a week there in 2011. The search was for the Great Argus which unfortunatly I missed..... Luckily there are a miriad of other flora, fauna and mammals. Here are just a few of them.
Knight (Lebadea martha parkeri)
Chocolate Royal
Twin Barred Tree Snake This beautifully patterned snake is rarely seen. This species is able to glide considerable distances by inverting its ventral surface and launching itself from the tree tops. It is a mildly venomous back-fanged species
Common Sun Skink
Red Tailed Rat Snake This huge snake was in our chalet garden and stayed in this tree for three nights and days...... on the fourth night it had disappeared!!
Orchid and Fungi (Yellow stemmed Micropore)
white-thighed Surilli
Dusky Langur (Dusky Leaf Monkey) This fella followed me around for part of an afternoon, he always kept to the high cannopy, but stopped whenever I stopped.


Sondra said...

WOW so many cool critters, I love the colorful snakes and the little fellow who followed you around.
Enjoy your weekend.

Linda said...

I'm not a big fan of snakes except I like that they eat mice. I enjoyed the post.

Dave said...

Thank You Linda and Sondra

Stewart M said...

Ah, travel - I remember that!

Great set of pictures.

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne