Macaca-nemestrina, Pig-tailed Macaque, Beruk

Macaca-nemestrina  Pig-tailed Macaque, Beruk Click to Enlarge ! The Southern Pig-tailed Macaque (Macaca nemestrina) is a medium-sized Old World monkey found in the southern half of the Thai-Malay Peninsula (only just extending into southernmost Thailand), Borneo, Sumatra and Bangka Island.This omnivorous macaque is mostly found in forest, but will also enter plantations and gardens. It […]


Bubalus-depressicornis, Anoa, Anoa besar

Bubalus-depressicornis  Anoa, Anoa besar Click to Enlarge ! Anoa are a subgenus of buffalo comprising two species native to Indonesia: the Mountain Anoa (Bubalus quarlesi) and the Lowland Anoa (Bubalus depressicornis). Both live in undisturbed forest, and are essentially miniature water buffalo, are similar in appearance to a deer, weighing 150–300 kg (330–660 lb). They […]


Babyrousa-babyrussa, Babirusa, pig-deer

Babyrousa-babyrussa  Babirusa, pig-deer Click to Enlarge ! Babyrousa is a genus in the pig family (Suidae) found in Wallacea in Indonesia.The genus is monotypic within the subfamily Babyrousinae, or alternatively considered to form a tribe, Babyrousini, of the subfamily Suinae. All members of this genus were considered part of a single species until recently, the […]