Tags » Mammals

The lesser mouse-deer (Tragulus kanchil)

Lesser mouse-deer, Khao Yai National Park

The lesser mouse-deer or kanchil (Tragulus kanchil), also known as the lesser Malay chevrotain, is a species of even-toed ungulate in the Tragulidae family. 79 more words

Khao Yai National Park

The masked palm civet (Paguma larvata)

Masked palm civet, Khao Yai National Park

The masked palm civet or gem-faced civet (Paguma larvata) is a civet species native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. 54 more words

Khao Yai National Park

Long-eared Bat

This obviously ‘long-eared’ bat was taken into care by Min Stratford after a cat caught it, but unfortunately despite all efforts by Min it died a few hours later. 141 more words

Mammals

The Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus)

Indian elephant, Khao Yai National Park

The Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus) is one of three recognised subspecies of the Asian elephant and native to mainland Asia. 55 more words

Khao Yai National Park

Callosciurus

Callosciurus, Khao Yai National Park

Callosciurus is a genus of squirrels collectively referred to as the “Beautiful squirrels”. They are found mainly in Southeast Asia, though a few species also occur in Nepal, northeastern India, Bangladesh and southern China. 48 more words

Khao Yai National Park

In Search of the Polar Bear

For our summer holiday we decided to go on a circumnavigation of Svalbard, mostly for Polar Bears. Fortunately for us we were in luck, we saw 13! 425 more words

Guess I'll Go Eat Worms

So there I was idly looking out of the window at 2.30 in the afternoon, and in wanders a fox. Nothing really unusual in that, but he seemed to be rooting into the lawn, and picking out things to eat, and I couldn’t for the life of me think of there being anything where he was having success. 44 more words

Duddingston