The Dusky leaf monkey or a spectacled langur (Trachypithecus obscurus) is one of Langkawi resident primates. This monkey has a dark grey fur, large circles ring on each eyes that giving the appearance like eyeglasses with a fur crowning its head, white surrounding its mouth and creamy white colouring on its stomach. The newborn baby langur colour is a bright orange or yellow. It takes about 6 months for the baby to start turning their fur into dark grey just same like an adult Langur. The Langur babies were in a bright colour because most predator are colour-blinded and would in fact not be able to tell the difference…
Cycads are an ancient group of seed plants survive to this modern day from the Triassic period. It is one of the rare plants that still survived over million years ago since the time of dinosaur. Although they looked like palms or ferns, they are actually not related to either.
A strange bug that is sitting motionless in the picture above actually is uses to be a part of cicada body. It is a exoskseleton of cicadas that called ‘exuviae’. Exoskeleton is one of the things that will remain behinds after all the insect undergo moulting process.
This brown-winged kingfisher is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae and mostly found in subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.
Long-tailed macaques are ecologically diverse and in Malaysia we can see a group of them in coastal lowland forests and the swamp forests.