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A Report from

MAMMALS: Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia. April 9 - May 9, 2003,

Garry George

1. Black Giant Squirrel (Ratufa bicolor)
One seen Khao Yai NP, Thailand

2. Gray-bellied Squirrel (Callosciurus caniceps)
One seen Swamp trail, Taman Negara, Malaysia

3. Plantain Squirrel (Callosciurus notatus)
One seen Kuala Selangor, Malaysia

4. Finlaysons Squirrel (Callosciurus finalaysonii)
A few seen Khao Yai NP, Thailand. Also known as Variable Squirrel

5. Himalayan Striped Squirrel (Tamiops macclellandi)
A few seen Doi Ang Khang, Kaeng Krachan, Thailand

6. Indochinese Ground Squirrel (Menetes berdmorei)
One seen Khao Yai NP, Thailand

7. Asiatic Brush-tailed Porcupine (Atherurus macrourus)
One surprised by flashlight at night drinking out of pothole in road Kaeng Krachan, Thailand

8. Asian Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus)
One seen Kaeng Krachan, Thailand

9. Short-tailed Gymnure (Hylomys suillus)
One seen edge of forest, Frasier's Hill, Malaysia

10. Wrinkle-lipped Free-tailed Bat (Chaerephon plicata)
Hundreds of thousands emerging from caves in lowlands of Khao Yai NP, Thailand

11. Banded Leaf Monkey (Presbytis femoralis)
One seen River traill, Taman Negara, Malaysia

12. Silvered Leaf Monkey (Presbytis cristata)
Many Kuala Selangor, Malaysia

13. Dusky Leaf Monkey (Presbytis obscura)
One seen Sungai Karang Peat Swamp Forest near Kuala Selangor, Malaysia

14. Long-tailed Macaque (Macaca fascicularis)
Many around temples at Angkor Wat, Cambodia, and at Taman Negara, Malaysia. One tried to sneak into the dining room at Taman Negara pretending to be a cat.

15. Pig-tailed Macaque (Macaca nemestrina)
Many seen Khao Yai NP, Thailand especially along road

16. White-handed Gibbon (Hylobates lar)
Pair watched at campground in Khao Yai NP, another pair over road in Kaeng Krachan, Thailand. Song heard daily in those parks.

17. Pileated Gibbon (Hylobates pileatus)
One seen Khao Yai NP, Thailand and heard daily in that park

18. Siamang (Hylobates syndactylus)
Heard but sadly not seen Frasier's Hill, Malaysia

19. Lesser Mousedeer (Tragulus javanicus)
One seen Taman Negara, Malaysia

20. Indian Muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak)
Also known as Common Muntjac or Barking Deer. A few seen Khao Yai NP, Thailand. One barked at us on Radar Road scaring us and the deer.

21. Sambar (Cervus unicolor)
Eight or nine seen in herd Khao Yai NP, Thailand

22. Asiatic Elephant (Elephas maximus)
Herd of three seen eating ginger just off the road Khao Yai NP, Thailand

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