Following the results of the 2016 expedition, I can at this stage add at least one species to the Perhentian Island list. The following list remains a work in progress. Lesser Malacca Toad Common Asian Toad Banded Bullfrog Smooth Frog Common Tree Frog Common Green Frog Icthyopsis sp. Armoured Pricklenape Green Crested Lizard Common Flying Dragon (Draco… Read More Perhentian Island Reptile List UPDATED
All Things Change I’ve been on the Perhentians for a few days now, and it’s fair to say I haven’t settled in yet. It takes time to acclimatise to consistent 30 degree Celsius temperatures, and even more time to get used to the humidity. Running before you can walk in this climate will leave you… Read More Expedition Blog 1
Part 1 of the ‘Road to an Expedition’ Series. With just under a year to go until Perhentian Ecology kicks off all over again, the time has come to recruit a new team for next year. There were 3 of us in 2014, and from experience, that wasn’t quite enough for a fully fledged ecological… Read More Road to an Expedition: The Provisional Team
With some good news today, it seems like I will be heading back to the Perhentian Islands in 2016 to carry out further research on the terrestrial environment. This is pending a few important things; securing a research permit from the Economic Planning Unit of the Malaysian Government and securing funding, for a start. I intend… Read More Back to the Perhentians?
ter many weeks of work on the Perhentian Islands report as a follow-up from the 2014 expedition, I’ve compiled all current herp data and placed it into one table, from several different sources. Whilst it is inevitable that more species will be added over time, this represents the sum of current herpetological research on the… Read More Perhentian Islands Reptiles & Amphibians Species List