Kaki Bukit is a small town very near to the Thai-Malaysian border where the famous Gua Kelam cave and a major forest reserve are located. This reserve covers natural formation of forested slopes with a semi-deciduous forest, extensive underground cave systems and an unique fauna and flora - it's a treasure of biological diversity like this Gibbon high up in the a tree next to the entrance of the Gua Kelam cave. The other members of his family were not so curious and were making their way to trees further away, while he kept on watching what these humans would do.
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Sonata11 (33971) 2011-03-03 18:44
this is really cute a little monkey. His, her mouth looks funny, extreme big eyes with white circle. A very, very cute. Beautiful portrait of monkey. Well done.
All the best,
ManuMay (36287) 2011-03-03 23:48
Looking at the image I thought it was a mirror, seeing myself!! ;)
Very good details and textures, and a nice expression...
I wish you a good week end...
Graal (103038) 2011-03-04 0:07
amazing portrait. Good shot. Finepresentation of gibbon on the tree. Photo well done.
Have a nice day.
francio64 (39888) 2011-03-04 14:31
strano animale ben catturato per questa foto naturalistica.
Occhi e bocca risaltano sul pelo scuro.
adores (46357) 2011-03-04 16:42
What a portrait! It's not so usual to see photos of them here and they are so unique:)!Well framed, with good light and colours! Good use of the flash, I'm just surprised you didn't scare him:)!!!
pally3100 (3413) 2011-03-05 0:51
hi dear Urs
its seems that your beautifull gibbon is ready ,your this week-end ,yes in many europeans countries it s the big days of carnavals in Malmédy,aachen, koln and of courses plenty orher cities .
ps health is just in rather good limits i hope going to malmèdy carnaval this sunday thanks dear friend...read you soon
bona (13739) 2011-03-05 7:21
I never saw this kinf of monkey. I like take photos of them, have many in my files.
I like the lichens on the tree, showing the place has no pollution (lichens are indicators of air pollution).
The monkey seems with a mask for a fantasy party.
danyy (0) 2011-03-05 23:53
Cocasse et surprenant Urs, un amimal, un singe, qui a une bien bonne bouille, sympathique. Le dos un peu coupé, dommage, mais tu as privilégié le plan rapproché pour les détails.
My best regards.
skippy007 (12510) 2011-03-07 16:00
Hello Urs, Amazing eyes on this little fella, a lot different to the monkey I posted recently. Cute capture, strange eyes & mouth, interesting. I have seen some black eyes before but never white eyes ;-). Nice little catch light in the eyes. Well done
- Copyright: Urs Muller (Urs) (14082)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-02-14
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Olympus E3, Zuiko 70-300mm F4.0-5.6, 8 Gb SD Card
- Exposure: f/8, 1/80 seconds
- Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-03-03 17:06