INDO-MALAYAN
Freshwater
(Rivers, Lakes & Wetlands)

The freshwater rivers lakes and wetlands of tropical India and south-east Asia...

(Prek Toal, Cambodia)

For the page on the the reptiles of tropical Asian freshwater habitats

For the page on the the birds of tropical Asian freshwater habitats

Class Mammalia

Order Cetartiodactyla: Even-toed Ungulates and Cetacea

Family Bovidae

Bubalus bubalis, '(Domestic) Water Buffalo'. This is the buffalo seen in rice fields all over Asia. There are many wild populations of feral water buffalo through tropical Asia, as well as introductions in Africa and Australasia. (It is presumed to be derived from the wild species Bubalus arnee, which has been reduced to small populations in Asia, mostly in India). 

Order Artiodactyla

Family Suidae

Pig (Yala National Park, Sri Lanka)

Sus scrofa, 'Wild Boar/Pig'. Widespread throughout Eurasia, tropical Asia, and northern Africa, introduced into the Americas, Australasia and Pacific islands.

For the page on the places to experience tropical Asian freshwater habitats


Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? The first expedition I am booked to work on after the virus is Micronesia, New Guinea & Indonesia in 2021 with Silversea. Meanwhile I am giving a lecture on the Sunshine Coast (Australia) on the "Sounds of suburban south-east Queensland"