Sunday, 2 December 2012

Fraser's Hill - Amazing Wildlife

Fraser's Hill is a highland resort destination in Pahang state, 2 hours drive from Kuala Lumpur, Peninsular Malaysia. It is a favorite destination for nature lovers especially birders in the region as Fraser's Hill has recorded over 250 species of birds. Apart from birds, it is also rich in other wildlife. Tigers are also occasionally spotted there. In the night, nocturnal animals can be spotted easily along the road. You get to see different species of civets and flying squirrels. Slow loris is also commonly sighted. Equipment yourself with a headlamp and you will be surprise with what you can find along the road!
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During the night, look out for eye-shine in the trees.
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We managed to spot 3 species of civets in Fraser's Hill. The Small Toothed Palm Civet, the Masked Palm Civet and the Common Palm Civet.
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How to get there?

The nearest airport to Fraser's Hill in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). From there, you will need a car to get to Fraser's Hill. It is about 2 hours drive away from Kuala Lumpur. It is recommended to rent a car for the duration of the stay in Fraser's Hill as there is no public transport in Fraser's Hill.

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