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BORNEO INSIGHTS II

“Returning to its roost, a Hardwicke’s Wooly Bat (Kerivoula hardwickii) approaches a pitcher of Nepenthes hemsleyana. Unlike most pitcher plants which are insectivorous, this species has a unique relationship with the bat, providing shelter in return for nutrients in the form of droppings.”

Photo info: Nikon D800E, 60mm f/2.8 micro, 1/250 sec, f/14, ISO 800, triggered via infrared beam.

With a background in biology and environmental education, wildlife photographer Ch’ien Lee made the move from California to Kuching in 1996, fulfilling a life-long dream of living in the tropics. His images of Southeast Asian nature have been widely published internationally and he continually strives to use imagery as a means of raising awareness about the astounding flora and fauna that we share this planet with.

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