Thursday, April 8, 2010

Malaysia - Rhinoceros Hornbik


From: Nurul (Newrule) Postcrossing - Thematic Stamps RR Group #57
Subject: Rhinoceros Hornbill,  is one of the largest hornbills, adults being 110-127 cm (43-50 in) long and weigh 2-3 kg (4.4-6.6 lbs). The Rhinoceros Hornbill lives in captivity for up to 35 years. It is found in only the highest form of rain forest. Like most other hornbills, the male has orange or red eyes, and the female has whitish eyes. This bird has a mainly white beak and casque (the tip of the casque curves upward strikingly), but there are orange places here and there. It has white underparts, especially to the tail. Read more about the Rhinoceros Hornbill 
by clicking the link. :)

Oriental Honey Buzzard: is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, eagles and harriers.
Leptobarbus hoevenii: a fish species native to northern Malaysia, Thailand, and Borneo. It is a primarily freshwater fish. It may reach up to about 60 centimetres (24 in) long. This fish is omnivorous and is a midwater to near bottom dweller. This fish lives in groups.
Red Leaf Monkey (Presbytis rubicunda): Read all about it by clicking the link. :)  

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