ANIMALS

Elegent BronzeBack Snake
A species of lowland rainforests, the beautiful Elegant Bronzeback is almost exclusively arboreal in habits, rarely descending to the ground. It feeds mainly on tree-dwelling geckoes and skinks, and is diurnal.

Its body is long, and extremely slender. Its distinguishing features include the large eye, which is at least half the diameter of the thickness of the head, and larger in the male than in the female. A thick, black stripe extends from the tip of the snout, through the eye, to some distance along the upper flank.

The top of the head is brown, and this continues as a broad, brown stripe which extends along the length of the vertebral line. The  flanks along the anterior half of the body are bright pale green to yellow-green.

The species is easily confused with the Blue Bronzeback Dendrelaphis cyanochloris.

The Elegant Bronzeback occurs in southern Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Borneo and Java.




Daria's Brown Spider




Pill millipede (Glomeris connexa)
Pill Glomeris Millipede
Our common Pill Millipede, Glomeris marginata, having 17-19 pairs of legs. In addition, the pill millipede are much deeper and shinier black  (see below).
Glomeris Marginata
Glomeris marginata can grow up to 20mm long and 8mm wide and it has twelve apparent plates along the back. Whereas the iuliform millipedes are distinctly cylindrical, the pill millipedes are more or less semi-circular in cross-section. It is this arrangement that allows the animal to roll up into such a tight ball. Pill millipedes live mainly in leaf litter and they play an important part in breaking the material down in some places. In the garden milipede are most likely to be found in the hedge bottom or among the debris at the bottom of an old wall, especially where loose mortar has fallen and increased the lime content of the soil. , the pill millipede is rather more tolerant of dry conditions than it's relatives. Glomeris makes no nest for it's eggs, but each egg is enclosed in a little capsule of excrement.
Ball Pill Millipede 











Borneo Dragon (Green Created Lizard)
Borneo Crested Lizard
This species is a bright green lizard,known by local as Forest smallest Borneo Dragon, It is able to change colour with the environment, this dragon lizard turning darker brown when threatened (as picture below). 

There is a dark ring around the eyes, and a dark spot at the back of the head. The males have a crest on the neck. It has a very long and thin tail. The body length is of 13 cm, and the total length (body + tail) is of 57 cm.
It is found in forests as well as parks and rural areas.
  
also known as the Green Crested Lizard the Borneo lizard dragon, is an agamid lizard found in Southeast Asia: West Malaysia and Borneo, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines and some Asian countries.


Olive-Back SunBird

The Olive-backed Sunbird is common across  Philippines and Malaysia specially Borneo  They are small songbirds, at most 12 cm long.The underparts of both male and female are bright yellow, the backs are a dull brown colour. The forehead, throat and upper breast of the adult male is a dark, metallic blue-black.
Female SunBird






Giant Orange Spider one of several common Lynx Spiders found in Danum  Valley . It has black and orange lines  running the length of its body and is generally longer and thinner than other species. It hunts on foliage in the daytime, eating all manner of insects and other spiders. It has black lines on the insides of its legs and is often found in grasses whereas the other species do not appear to have these lines and are more often found hunting on shrubs.



Orange Spider