Monkey Business

Thailand is currently in the midst of its longest heatwave in 65 years with many provinces hitting temperatures exceeding 44 degrees celcius (111.2 farenheit). The long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) around us have come up with a solution for the oppressive heat, they leave their tree top perches and hit the local river for a swim. …

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Friends For Dinner

One night I was having dinner when I noticed that there was  a visitor on the table, a flat tailed house gecko (Hemidactylus platyurus), slowly inching its way towards my drink.  It was a little timid at first and If I moved slightly and it felt that it had been spotted it'd make a dash for the edge of the …

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