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    Borneo - Sarawak, Malaysia 2018

    Trip to state Sarawak where is located in northwest Borneo Island, in pictures with descriptions
    This article is under construction.
    Many pictures on the way :)
    last updated 12 august 2018

     

    Female of Orangutan Pongo pygmaeus in Rainforest in Sarawak

    Cute Bornean Orangutan "Pongo pygmaeus" In The Wild Rainforest in Sarawak

    In forest in Siburan, Sarawak, Malaysia we meet this little beautiful guy, a North Philippine temple pitviper or Bornean Keeled Green Pit Viper (Tropidolaemus subannulatus)

    Betta brownorum and the Blackwater habitat in the lower Sibu River near Taman Suria Jaya, Kuching

    In the same forest in Matang, we met this ant, a species that specializes on pitcher plant feeding

    And this beautiful Malay lacewing butterfly (Cethosia hypsea)

    In the forest near Kampung Ranchan, where was many insects and millepedes like this Tractor Millipede

    And this very beautiful green land snail (Rhinocochlis nasuta)

    this little white land snail (Leptopoma sericatum)

    In Recreation Park Ranchan near little waterfall, where was lot of frogs like this well camouflage Black-spotted Rock Skipper frog (Staurois guttatus)

    Here some wide angle picture of White-lipped Frog or copper-cheeked frog (Chalcorana raniceps) with small stream in background in the jungle

    Very big and beautiful Rajah Brooke birdwing butterfly (Trogonoptera brookiana)

    Very big Pill Millipede in Sphaerotheriidae family

    Heavy Rain ind forest, Kampung Seroban, Sarawak, Malaysia

     

    Bako National park
    Bako is home to rare Proboscis monkeys "Nasalis larvatus" in the mangroves

    Here a male of Proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) in a Sea almond tree (Terminalia catappa) with sunset in background, on the beach of Bako National Park
    Local people also called Proboscis monkey for Dutch monkey or Dutchman :)

    Here he thinks, why do I look like a Dutchman?

    Female of Proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) in a Sea almond tree (Terminalia catappa) with sunset in background, on the beach of Bako National Park

    Crab-eating macaque or long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) eating horseshoe crabs ind the middle of the mangrove forest

    Crab-eating macaque or long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) digging after crabs on the beach in sunset of Bako National Park

    Blackwater habitat in pool near little waterfall in the rainforest of Bako National Park, Malaysia, Sarawak, Borneo with Betta ibanorum and and Malayan softshell turtle (Dogania subplana)



    Swimming water monitor (Varanus salvator) in mangrove forest, Bako National Park

    Bornean bearded pig (Sus barbatus) your neighbours at Bako National Park

    Two young Bornean bearded pig (Sus barbatus) on the field near Bako Headquarters


    On our first night walk in Bako, we meet this very big scorpion, a Asian forest scorpion (Heterometrus longimanus)

    Asian forest scorpion (Heterometrus longimanus) glows under UV light


    On the same night walk we also so this creepy Gray's Haaniella Stick Insect (Haaniella grayii)

    on our last day in Bako we was lucky to see Silvered Langur monkey (Trachypithecus cristatus)


    Tide the day we arrived to the left and the right the last day in Bako

    Niah National Park and the big Limestone Caves
    The Great Cave lies in a large limestone block, about a kilometre long and about half a kilometre wide

    The Boat trip over river "Sungai Niah" to get Niah Natinal Park and the caves "buaya habitats"

     The Great Cave of Niah With mysteries sounds of bats and birds

    in Niah National Park where was a lot of Red Millipede Trachelomegalus modestior

    in the middel of The Great Cave  we found this Buthid scorpion "Lychas hosei" with help from a uv flashlight


    Painted Cave in Niah National Park, 20-25 minutes walk from the Great Cave  
    Paintings dated as 1,200 years old
    These paintings are painted with red Hematite, mineral from iron

     

     

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    Credits

    Travel companion and friend
    Peter Petsersen

    Tour Guide and local fish expert
    Michael Lo

    Tour Guide and local fish expert
    Lum Tuck Fai

    Tour Guide and local fish expert
    King Lawrence

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  • Oreophoetes peruana

    Hold af den vandrende pind Oreophoetes peruana

    på engelsk Peruvian Fern Stick Insect

    Peruvian Fern Stick Insect er en relativ nem vandrende pind at have med at gøre

    Peruvian Fern Stick Insect Oreophoetes peruana

    Peruvian Fern Stick Insect Oreophoetes peruana 
    Lever i Peru samt Ecuador i regnskove samt i højlandet

    Hanner har farve fra pink til rød og bliver op til 7cm lange og kan leve op til 6 til 7 måneder, hvor hunnen er sort med striber i farven gul til lys orange , samt sorte ben med orange knæ og kan blive op til 8 cm lange og blive op til 10 måneder gamle. De lever udelukkende af forskellige bregner samt enkelte andre beslægtæde typer planter som feks. Asplenium anceps og Asplenium nidus.

    Dyrene er i stand til at udskille gift af typen Quinoline "CAS No. 91-22-5" så man bør have en reglmæssig luftcirkulation i terrariet samt rummet som terrariet er i.

    Peruvian Fern Stick Insect Oreophoetes peruanahan

    Peruvian Fern Stick Insect Oreophoetes peruanahun

     

    Peruvian Fern Stick Insect Oreophoetes peruanaformering

    Hunnen er i stand til at lægge 2 til 4 æg om dagen, som er 3 til 4 måneder om at klække ud.

    De er ca. 1 cm når de udklækkes og alle sorte med gule aftegner indtil de er ca. 4 til 5 måneder gamle hvor de skifter farve efter køn

     

    Peruvian Fern Stick Insect Oreophoetes peruanaNymfe ca. 3 dage gamle og 1-2 cm lange

     

    Peruvian Fern Stick Insect eggs Oreophoetes peruanaæg

    æggene ses her sammen med en tændstik som sammenligning.

    Indretning af Terrariet

    Terrariet skal være 50x50x50 cm eller derover for at have et hold gående. gødningsfrit spagnum i bunden og en høj luftfugtighed ca. 90% og god luftcirkulation i terrariet. gamle afdøde blad fra planterne skal fjernes så der ikke dannes svampe i terrariet.

     

    Overstående er kun af vejledning ud fra egne erfaringer

     

  • thorny devil stick insect

    Hold af den vandrende pind Eurycantha calcarata

    på engelsk thorny devil stick insect eller giant spiny stick insect

      



     

     

    Thorny devil stick insect, vandrende pind eller vandrende rosengren som den også kaldes er relativt nemt at have med at gøre.

    thorny devil stick insect Eurycantha calcarata

    thorny devil stick insect Eurycantha calcarata

    Lever på Papua Ny Guinea samt Salomonøerne og Ny Kaledonien

     

    De lever af egeføj, Eucalyptus, Ficus, Rosenblade, Brombærblade , hindbærblade , vedben, bøgeblade,

    går fint ved stuetemperatur 21-26 grade

    alder ca. et år luftfugtighed 70-80% 10-15cm bundlag

     

    mere på vej :)

     

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