The taxonomy and conservation of cave-dwelling bats in south central Mindanao remains undocumented and unexplored. This project was the first attempt to establish the first record of cave-dwelling bats in the region. A total of five caves were assessed from the village of Pisan, Kabac
It all began with a research project on the ecology of the Asiatic Yellow House Bat roosting in the school attics around Tasik Chini, Pahang. It gave me an idea to share the knowledge and information about bats with the school kids here. There are a lot of misconceptions about bats su
The Philippines is home to more than 74 species of bats of which 54% are endemic to the country. Despite the local, national and international efforts directed towards conservation of wildlife, many bat populations particularly roosting populations of flying foxes are in dramatic decl
The interest in bats started way back in 2011 when a group of students Lee Ching-Ching, Lee Shan-Shan, Kelvina, Mohd Haziq and Shareka Vithias Logendran, led by teacher, Madam Sook-Lai Chan formed a team, The Kid Witness News (KWN), King George V Secondary School (SMK King George V).
It’s Halloween time again, and around much of the world people are decorating with images of ghosts, vampires, witches, black cats, and, of course, bats. For the superstitious, there may be nothing scarier than the flying foxes of the Philippines, whose 2-meter wingspans make them the
The wonderful story of Batty and Pitty has now been translated into Malay and Spanish! You can download copies from the Brunei Outreach page here Many thanks/terimah kasih banyak/muchas gracias to Michael and Caroline Schöner for increasing the accessibility of this wonderful story.
The children’s story “Batty and Pitty” is based on our research about the mutualistic relationship between the bat species Kerivoula hardwickii hardwickii and the carnivorous pitcher plant Nepenthes hemsleyana. Both species can be found on Borneo. The relationship be
From Tigga: I am happy for the SEABCRU website to feature others that include useful SE Asian bat resources. If you would like to bring a website to our attention, send me a write-up about the origins of the site or organization. Even better if the site developer or organization provi
With my colleagues in Malaysia, I was invited to put together a review of our activities as the Malaysian Bat Conservation Research Unit (MBCRU) for Malaysian Applied Biology. The MBCRU was established in 2001, and in many ways was the model for the SEABCRU. Kingston, T., Juliana, S.,
Isham Azhar from UNIMAS has shared with us a great poster of the Bats of Penang National Park, which he prepared for the Penang Wildlife Department following recent surveys. You can find it on the Malaysian outreach page .