INDO-MALAYAN Lowland Tropical Moist Forest


Order Scandentia, 'Tree Shrews'

The tree shrews make up their own order. They were once lumped in with the Insectivora, but are now considered more closely related to primates.

Tree-shrew, (Baan Maka Lodge, Thailand).


The Old World monkeys are found across Africa and Asia. 

Presbytis thomasi, 'Thomas Leaf Monkey/Langur' is endemic to Sumatra (Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia).

'Thomas Leaf Monkey/Langur' close up of striking markings on the face  (Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia).

'Long-tailed Macaque' mother and young (Bali Barat National Park, Indonesia).

Proboscis Monkey

Primates - the Lesser Apes - Gibbons

'Yellow-cheeked Crested Gibbon’, northern subspecies (Jahoo, Cambodia).

'Yellow-cheeked Crested Gibbon’, northern subspecies, (Jahoo, Cambodia).

Hylobates lar, 'White-haded Gibbon' Sumatran subspecies vestitus, (Bukit Lawang, Indonesia).

Primates - Great Apes - Orangutans

Pongo abelli, ‘Sumatran Orangutan’. Close up of face. Restricted to the island of Sumatra, and within that island, tend to be found more in the north. Different species from the one found in Borneo, although they look pretty similar (Bukit Lawang).

Pongo abelli, ‘Sumatran Orangutan’ mother and young (Bukit Lawang, Indonesia).

Family  Sciuridae, Squirrels

Callosciurus finlaysonii, 'Variable Squirrel', This local variation Callosciurus finlaysonii annellatus, is mainly rufous, with a distinct white band at the base of its tail (Angkor Wat, Cambodia).

Grey-bellied Squirrel (Baan Maka Lodge, Thailand).

'Giant Black Squirrel'. There are many variations in colour with this widespread species (Bali Barat, Indonesia).

Hoofed animals

Family  Pteropodidae, Fling Fox and Fruit Bats

Pteropus lylei, 'Lyle's Flying Fox' (Siem Reap, Cambodia)


Family Viverridae, Civets

Arctictis binturong, 'Binturong' (Jahoo, Cambodia).