Friday, 24 April 2009

Man of All Seasons

He is the man who made our (Daicus Belabut, Prof. Yong Hoi Sen, Assoc. Prof. Dr Rosli Hashim and Ms Zaleha MD) field trip to Bachok, Kelantan very wonderful, cheerful & meaningful one...
Long live!!! Dr Lim Boo Liat

...resting in style with his faithful 'candu' pipe & Canon camera

Order Anura; Families Bufonidae,Dicroglossidae

Field trip to Bachok, Kelantan from 12th - 13th April 2009
(Amphibians & reptiles survey)

Bufo (Duttaphrynus) melanostictus and Fejervarya limnocharis were found abundantly at the altered habitats.

Taiwan bullfrog Hoplobtrachus chinensis is not native species to Peninsular Malaysia. It was introduced to this country as a delicacy at various restaurants.

Sunday, 5 April 2009

Orchidaceae, Araceae

Thanks to KenKhor for identifying this orchid. It was taken at ISB Garden, Universiti Malaya Campus on 04th April 2004.

Saturday, 4 April 2009

Amphibians,reptiles and other fauna of Kabili-Sepilok Virgin Jungle Reserve

Those piccies were taken using my humble Panasonic LUMIX DMC FZ 50S during my herpetofaunal survey recently (late Jan to early Feb 2009) at the Kabili-Sepilok Virgin Jungle Reserve, Sandakan, Sabah.
(Acknowledgements - Associate Prof. Dr Shukor Md Nor, Associate Prof. Dr Norhayati Ahmad, En Yusoff Ahmad, En Rashid, En Rahim, Sabah Forestry Department, Sepilok Sabah Wildlife Department-Ms Sylvia Alsisto & her staffs, Hotel City Star Sandakan).