An observation about gender from Dusky Langurs

by Dusky Jieh Long Ah Pah is an alpha male who takes care of his family. He is especially fond of Xiao Pah, one of his many children who got his look from his father. They do almost everything together. For instance, Ah Pah and Xiao Pah take turns grooming each other every day as…

Harmony of the Forest

by Dusky Zher Yee The Harmony of the Forest / We COEXIST!  It was the day after I came back from the UK last year. I still remember clearly, following Jo Leen for fieldwork at Teluk Bahang, Penang. As usual, we started sampling from the sleeping tree of the langurs and traveled deep into the…

Neil_The Awakening: From Australia to Malaysia

by Dusky Neil Back in the day: circa 1970’s Australia Present day: Malaysia School social studies comprising geography, history and nature studies were learnt early on.  Nature trails on school premises or at organised field trips to sites of natural interest sparked curiosity to nature.  Learnt to identify birds – like Kookaburras, Willy Wagtails, Magpies,…

Take only memories, leave only footprints

by Dusky Yi Sheng The success of nature awareness campaigns in the past few years has incited interest in the general public towards nature and its wildlife. Hence, enthusiasts of nature, like us in the Langur Project Penang (LPP) are growing significantly in numbers. Likewise, the popularity of ecotourism is increasing at the same pace….

Hi, I am Zi Hao!

by Dusky Zi Hao Hi, my name is Zi Hao but everyone calls me Zi. I joined Langur Project Penang (LPP) on August 17, 2019, and I have not regretted this decision ever since. I believe my calling in life is to save wildlife and thought I was alone in this. Fortunately, joining LPP convinced…