Monthly Archives: December 2011

THE SUMATRAN BORNEO RHINO

_________________________________________________ The Sumatran Rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) is the smallest rhinoceros, although it is still a large mammal. Shoulder height: 112–145 cm (3.67–4.76 ft) Head-and-body length: 2.36–3.17 m (7.7–10.4 ft) Tail: 35–70 cm (14–28 in). Weight: 500-1,000 kg (1,100 to 2,200 … Continue reading

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ALL ABOUT GOOD HEALTH, A LONGER LIFE….

_________________________________________________ … 17 Oct 2016 Jura Leval ‏@juravlevalolli3 4h4 hours ago Easy Eating – Use this to quickly and easily record the food you eat and basic data required to make a lasting … Processed food is getting cheaper because … Continue reading

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Eaters of Dog meat, Bat meat, Monkey brain and other weird stuff…

____ My father would enjoy a bowl of dog meat cooked in wine and black beans if his good friend brought it over to our home. You couldn’t buy it. Only when his friend killed a dog and cooked the … Continue reading

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The Philippine Tarsier: faced with extinction

_________________________________________________ THE PHILIPPINE TARSIER   The Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta or Carlito syrichta), known locally as the Kupal in Cebuano/Visayan and Mamag in Luzon, is an endangered species of tarsier endemic to the Philippines. It is found in the southeastern … Continue reading

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Seoul’s 9/11-like design: not a good idea at all!

__________________________________________________   ________________________________________________ The Korea Times  12-11-2011 18:15 ‘9/11’-evoking design causes stir  The architect’s drawing of a skyscraper to be built at Yongsan International Business District, central Seoul. The design has been criticized for a resemblance of the New York World … Continue reading

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The Collapse of the ITC: Why 10,000 Ipohites had to “jump aeroplane” (work illegally) in America

____________________________________________________________ This blogger went through the horrendous years of 1984-87, when Ipoh and the whole of the Kinta Valley were going through the throes of the tin industry collapse. Having wanted to write about this terrible period for some time, … Continue reading

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The Borneo Pygmy Elephant

_________________________________________________ IT HAPPENED IN JANUARY 2013, ABOUT 5 MONTHS AGO. ONLY NOW DO WE HAVE THE OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! Malaysian Insider Sabah pygmy elephants confirmed poisoned June 22, 2013 Handout pic from the Sabah Wildlife Department on Jan 29, 2013, showing … Continue reading

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Terengganu has world’s smallest fish, Cyprinidae, 7.88mm long

_________________________________________________ Up till now, the smallest known freshwater fish was a cypriniform, Danionella translucida, reaching 12 millimetres (0.47 in) at the longest. The one found in Terengganu, is 7.88 millimetres. ________________________________________________ World’s smallest fish species found in Terengganu | theSundaily DUNGUN … Continue reading

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WONDERS OF THE COSMOS: STARS, PLANETS, BLACK HOLES, etc..

_________________________________________________ On a tip from wits zero  FLY ME TO THE MOONS Fly Me to the Moons Image Credit & Copyright: Greg Gibbs (Capturing the Night Explanation: Sometimes the Moon is a busy direction. Last week, for example, our very … Continue reading

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A Second Earth? Kepler-22b is the most Earth-like planet ever discovered

 

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