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Sulawesi bear cuscus

Ailurops ursinus

Description:

This arboreal marsupial lives in the tree canopy and was difficult to photograph. It is a fascinating example of a species from the Wallacean biogeographic region where both Australasian and Asiatic species occur. It is endemic to Sulawesi.

Notes:

A guide assisted with this spotting (I would never have found it on my own)!

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3 Comments

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 5 years ago

You lucky guy! That is a wonderful spotting!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Mark, your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Nice spotting!

Mark Bolnik
Spotted by
Mark Bolnik

Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

Spotted on Dec 28, 2015
Submitted on Jan 5, 2016

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