6 Educational Postcards by Malaysian Nature Society
The Collared Kingfisher is found around Kuala Selangor Nature Park (KSNP). It feeds mainly on fish, crabs and other crustaceans and is commonly found along coastal areas. In KSNP the Collared Kingfisher can be seen along the mangrove belt adjacent to the mudflat area.
|Silvered Leaf Monkey|
The male Fiddler Crab has one pincer larger than the other. This is used during courtship and to defend its territory. The female Fiddler Crab does not have larger pincer. The Fiddler Crab is found closer to land away from the mudflats.
|Malayan Box Turtle|
The Malayan Box Turtle is a handsome looking non-marine turtle. It is an omnivorous animal surviving on plants and invertebrates. It can be found in wetland habitats such as Kuala Selangor Nature Park.
Mangrove are an important ecosystem as it protects the inner land from large waves act as a nursery for fish, prawns and crab, provide food for many types of birds, other fauna and mankind. It is also an important source for charcoal production. Kuala Selangor Nature Park has a good mangroove ecosystem where wildlife is abundant.
Smooth Otters are found in Kuala Selangor Nature Park. A quiet early morning walk bu the lake system may reward with a view of these playful creatures doing their antics in the water. Their diet consist of crustaceans, mollusks, fish and occasionally small snakes.