articles that I have written for the Malaysian Naturalist
(previously known as the Malayan Naturalist
a magazine published by the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS)
which I was a member for many years.
- Close Encounters with Stalk-eyed Flies ~
An account of my search for stalk-eyed flies following a chance first encounter during
a nature outing.
- The Perlis Pansy and Other Pansies ~
An account of my encounter with a butterfly species in Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur,
far away from its known normal range.
- The Amazing Ant-mimicking Spider ~
Description and photos of the Kerengga Ant-like Jumper, a jumping spider that mimics
the ferocious weaver ant.
- The Silky Distinction ~
There's a thin line, or rather a fine strand of silk, that distinguishes
the Kerengga Ant-like Jumper, an ant-mimicking jumping spider,
from its model, the ferocious weaver ant.
- How To Photograph Butterflies ~
This article attempts to answer the "what, how, when, where and why" of
- Gunung Trusmadi ~
An account of my trek to the summit of Gunung Trusmadi, Malaysia's second highest mountain in
Sabah, with some other members of the Malaysian Nature Society in March 1990.
- A Pitcher Bristling With Mystery ~
Description and photos of Nepenthes species found on Gunung Trusmadi, including one whose identity baffled me for a while.