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Thu 07 Oct 2004

Rana chalconota, Pulau Tioman 2002 by Lim Cheng Puay

Category : photos

Rana chalconota, the Copper-cheeked Frog, photographed at Pulau Tioman in 2002 by Lim Cheng Puay using a Nikon 4500.

Kelvin Lim of NUS' Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research determined the identity - 'there are two species which are similar in appearance. Although Rana hosii inhabits rocky streams and usually sits on the rocks, and Rana chalconota usually sits on leaves, the frog in this picture does not have the barred hind legs characteristic of R. hosii.'

Posted at 6:52AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email |

Thu 07 Oct 2004

Debby reports from the 13th CITES CoP

Category : news

Debby Ng of the Hantu Blog is blogging from Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP 13) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Visit the Hanti Blog for updates. She has provided updates about the Humphead wrassse, stony corals and the Irrawady Dolphin.

See also, "Experts urge stronger action to combat wildlife crime", Cop13 press release off 5th October 2004.

Posted at 6:02AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news