INDO-MALAYAN Temperate Broadleaf & Coniferous Forest

The elusive mammals of the temperate forests of the Asian mountains...

Order Primates

Family Cercopithecidae, 'Old World Monkeys'

The Old World monkeys are found across Africa and Asia.

Semnopithecus schistaceus, 'Himalayan/Nepal Grey Langur' (Bhutan). Found in the mountain forests around the Himalayan region. 

Order Lagomorpha: Rabbits & Hares

Family Ochotonidae: 'Pika'

A group of mammals that look like tiny rabbits with short ears. They tend to live in high mountain or cooler habitats, mostly across Eurasia, but also into North America.

Pika, (Lampelri Gardens, Bhutan).

Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions and Australia with Coral Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.