Black Coral Crab, Quadrella maculosa from Pulau Weh, Sabang, Aceh, Indonesia
This sea star was found at a depth of -8 m. on a current-rich outer reef.
Manouria emys emys in habitat. further info at www.satucitafoundation.org
i found in Singkil Swamp Wild life Reserves while carried out biodiversity inventory.
Male Batagur borneoensis in habitat. Discovered while carried out field survey. Further info at www.satucitafoundation.org
Dogs aren't very common as pets in Indonesia. I saw many more feral cats than feral dogs.
This one visited a supplemental feeding station.
A young Orang overhead.
Several amles seen calling from perches around a forest pool after dark.
Tadpoles in a stream. I thought they were Bufonids because of the toadlets nearby. Maybe not?
Cave cricket! I'm leaning towards family Rhaphidophoridae, but I'm not certain.
Some type of bee makes these long waxy tubes.
Monkeys on Pulau Weh. (Macaques?) They have longish tails and white eyebrows. Accustomed to eating food thrown by visitors. If it is a macaque, I'm thinking Macaca fascicularis.
Clownfish and anemone
Goats! Goats everywhere.
shoals of fish above coral
a trio of cuttlefish. Small, medium, and big. The medium sized one kept trying to get between the other two. (alternative reproductive tactics?).
giant clam with urchins
Brightly colored chicks! In a tiny farmhouse in Bukit Lawang. There was a little girl running around like Batman with a black plastic bag as a cape.
Female Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii) with infant.
Juvenile seen in a small stream along with tadpoles.
In the aptly named "Bat Cave" at Bukit Lawang.
In the "Bat Cave" at Bukit Lawang
In the "Bat Cave" at Bukit Lawang.
About 5 meters up a tree.
Seen during day near the edge of Gunung Leuser National Park (Bukit Lawang area). Seen near trail.
I'm tentatively calling this Eutropis (formerly Mabuya). The possibilities include multifasciata, novemcarinata, and rudis.