Siberut National Park

Paradoxurus hermaphroditus, Asian Palm Civet

Paradoxurus hermaphroditus, Asian Palm Civet

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Paradoxurus hermaphroditus, Asian Palm Civet The Asian Palm Civet, is a cat-sized mammal in the family Viverridae native to South-east Asia and southern China. The Asian Palm Civet averages 3.2 kg (7 lb), has a body length of 53 cm (21 in) and a tail length of 48 cm (19 in). Its long, stocky body […]

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Presbytis potenziani, Mentawai leaf monkey

Presbytis potenziani, Mentawai leaf monkey

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The Mentawai leaf monkey is endemic to the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia. As of 1987 it was scarce and declining except possibly in the interior of Siberut Island. Reasons for its decline include logging and hunting for food by the increasing human population. Presbytis potenziani, Mentawai leaf monkey The Mentawai leaf monkey weighs 6 – 7 […]

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Simias concolor, Pig-tailed Langur

Simias concolor, Pig-tailed Langur

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Simias concolor, Pig-tailed Langur The Pig-tailed Langur (Simias concolor, monotypic in genus Simias) is a large, rather heavily built Old World monkey, which is adapted to climbing with its long arms. Its fur is black-brown, and its hairless face is also black. It is the only monkey in the subfamily Colobinae to have a relatively […]

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Hylobates klossii, Kloss’ gibbon

Hylobates klossii, Kloss’ gibbon

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Hylobates klossii, Kloss’ gibbon Kloss’s Gibbon (Hylobates klossii), also known as the Mentawai Gibbon or the Bilou, is a primate in the Hylobatidae or gibbon family. It resembles the Siamang with its black fur, but is considerably smaller and lacks the Siamang’s distinctive throat pouch. Kloss’s Gibbon reaches a size 44 to 63 cm and […]

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Macaca-pagensis, Pagai Island Macaque

Macaca-pagensis, Pagai Island Macaque

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Macaca-pagensis, Pagai Island Macaque The Pagai Island Macaque (Macaca pagensis), also known as the Pagai Macaque or Bokkoi, is an Old World monkey that is endemic to the Mentawai Islands off the west coast of Sumatra. It is listed as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List due to its ever-shrinking habitat. It formerly included […]

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Manis-Javanica, Sunda Pangolin, Javan Pangolin, Scaly Anteater, Trenggiling

Manis-Javanica, Sunda Pangolin, Javan Pangolin, Scaly Anteater, Trenggiling

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Manis-Javanica, Sunda Pangolin, Javan Pangolin, Scaly Anteater, Trenggiling Sunda Pangolin known as Javan Pangolin and Scaly Anteater. The Sunda Pangolin (Manis javanica), also known as the Malayan Pangolin, is a species of pangolin found in South-East Asia, including Thailand, Indonesia (Java, Sumatra, Borneo and the Lesser Sunda Islands), the Philippines, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, and […]

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Amblonyx cinereus, Oriental small-clawed otter

Amblonyx cinereus, Oriental small-clawed otter

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Amblonyx cinereus, Oriental small-clawed otter The Small Asian Mongoose (Herpestes javanicus), also known as the Indian Mongoose, Small Indian Mongoose, or the Javan Mongoose, is a species of mongoose found in the wild in South and Southeast Asia. It has also been introduced to various parts of the world. This species of mongoose is sympatric […]

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Cervus-unicolor, Sambar, Rusa sambar

Cervus-unicolor, Sambar, Rusa sambar

Cervus-unicolor, Sambar, Rusa sambar Sambar (also sambur, sambhur, Tamil: Kadaththi maan, Assamese: Xor Pohu), is the common name for several large dark brown and maned Asian deer, particularly for the Indian species (Cervus unicolor), which attains a height of 102 to 160 cm (40 to 63 in) at the shoulder and may weigh as much […]

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