Publication update 15: The bear and the pangolin

sunbear pangolin
© Reuben Clements / Rimba

Hi folks, we have another publication update to share. A little late, this interesting observation was originally shared in the IUCN/SSC Bear Specialist Group‘s spring newsletter by Laurie and Sheema. It has something to do with the photo above…can you spot the pangolin in the shot??

While going through Reuben’s camera trap photos for the database, Sheema first noticed this particular bear exhibiting some strange behaviour over several consecutive shots. Things got really interesting when she realised what it had in its mouth… Continue reading

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Photo update 7: Playtime!

We’ve got a little treat for you in this latest photo update!

This time, one of our camera traps was fortunate enough to catch several shots of two sun bears – mum and child – playing together! We asked Wong Siew Te – sun bear expert extraordinaire of the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, and he said that it’s quite a rare behaviour to sight!

We’ve stitched all the shots together to form a sort of slow-motion video. Enjoy!

Wong thinks that the cub is probably a female too. He’s offered us a few more insights into this kind of bear behaviour:

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Photo update 6: Kinship in Kenyir

Here’s a photo update devoted to kinship in the Kenyir Wildlife Corridor. There’s no better way to start off our tribute than our first photocapture of dhole (Asiatic wild dog) in our project site. These amazing creatures remind us that we should all take some time off to bring that special someone for a walk in the woods…

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