INDO-MALAYAN Tropical & Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forest
carnivores

Order Carnivora

Family Viverridae, Civets

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

Family Herpestidae: Mongoose

Herpestes javanicus, 'Small Asian/Javan Mongoose' (Kaeng Krachan National Park).

Family Ursidae: Bears

Helarctos malayanus, 'Sun Bear' (Sepilok, Malaysian Borneo). Named 'sun-bear' because of the large yellow patch on chest. They are the most arboreal of all bears. They are found in forests of the south-east Asian mainland and into Sumatra and Borneo.

For the page on the Asian tropical rainforest


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"