Dogs eating charcoal

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An earlier post reports on dogs eating grass HERE. According to the dog handler, that particular dog has also been seen eating charcoal, especially those used in growing orchids. ⁸ So, I looked for a piece of charcoal, broke it … Continued

Dogs eating grass

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Someone was walking her dog along the walking path by the road when the dog suddenly moved to the narrow grassy patch nearby. It then ate a few young leaves of lalang grass (Imperata cylindrica). This is a common aggressive … Continued

Gold-ringed Cat Snake eating an Oriental Tree Snake

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Christoper Tan came across a Gold-ringed Cat Snake (Boiga dendrophila) and an Oriental Tree Snake a.k.a Oriental Whip Snake (Ahaetulla prasina) at the playground near Rail Mall.  The Boiga had the Ahaetulla clamped in its mouth. The predator had probably  paralysed the prey with … Continued

White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) in MCKL, Brickfields, KL and Gamuda Gardens, Northern Klang Valley

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The white-throated kingfisher, Halcyon smyrnensis, is sometimes spotted flitting in and out of trees surrounding the MCKL field. After several laughable attempts to photograph it, which include my camera running out of battery after finally getting it in focus (twice!), the … Continued