nature photographers. When I met them they were just finishing a sabbatical as Fulbright Scholars, teaching media studies at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Before leaving they wanted to get in as much of the local wildlife as they could. On March 9, 2014, Vincent Wong led Kimberley, Jon and I on a morning trip that took in both the rainforest at Kubah National Park and some very different, urban habitat, along the waterfront in the town of Telaga Air.
Lariscus insignis). Unlike many of Borneo's squirrels, this is not an endemic; it ranges widely through Southeast Asia, from Thailand to Sumatra. It was shy and fast-moving, and this partially-obscured shot was the best I could get.
India it can produce 7-8 broods per year. The authors of the Indian study noted that "Adults frequently visited flowers (12-35 flowers in a min) spending 1.0 to 3.2 seconds on a flower.... The proboscis received pollen in most of the floral species visited, thus satisfying one of the characteristics of butterfly pollination. Being a fast and strong flier it is treated as "high energy" pollinator promoting cross-pollination."
before, in an earlier posting; they are interesting insects, and streams of them are a frequent sight on the forest floor (where most visitors, I suspect - including myself, when I first met them - mistake them for ants).
earlier posting here - swimming in their little personal aquaria, pitchers of Nepenthes ampullaria growing by the roadside below the frog pond.
Borneo Post describes it as "idyllic" and "a quaint and vibrant Malay fishing village").