Lim T. Tshen

Lim T. Tshen

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A cheek tooth of Stegodon, an extinct genus of Proboscidea, had been discovered in a cave in Gopeng, Perak. The discovery represents the first fossil of Stegodon ever found in Malaysia. Embedded in lithified cave infillings are the associated dental remains from at least three or four other different taxa of fossil mammals commonly found among Sout...
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This book is written in the hope that it may help visitors gain a deeper appreciation of the Batu Caves, and all the intrinsic values it holds. Ultimately the wish is that this deeper appreciation will translate into the kind of actions needed to conserve and sustainably manage the Batu Caves and subsequently, other karst towers throughout Peninsul...
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Cave sediments exceptionally rich with numerous vertebrate dental remains have been discovered in Merapoh, Pahang. To date, a total of 611 isolated teeth have been collected, consisting of the following taxa: Hystricid, Rhizomys spp. (?), Helarctos malayanus, Ursus thibetanus , Neofelis nebuloso, Canid (?), Sus spp., Cervus unicolor, medium-sized C...
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Published in Bulletin of the Museum of Zoology, April 2013, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 2-3.
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The genus Pongo has a relatively richer Quaternary fossil record than those of the African great apes. Fossil materials are patchy in terms of anatomical parts represented, limited almost exclusively to isolated teeth, jaw and bone fragments. Fossil evidence indicates that the genus Pongo had a broadly continuous distribution across the southern pa...
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Elephant fossils have rarely been reported from Peninsular Malaysia. The present study represents the first attempt at compiling all currently known historical reports about elephant fossil discoveries, over a time span of more than 100 years, supplemented by previously unreported specimens from museum collections and recently found materials. A to...
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Nine isolated fossil Pongo teeth from two cave sites in Peninsular Malaysia are reported. These are the first fossil Pongo specimens recorded in Peninsular Malaysia and represent significant southward extensions of the ancient Southeast Asian continental range of fossil Pongo during two key periods of the Quaternary. These new records from Peninsul...
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The Batu caves are the only caves in the Malay Peninsula that are well investigated zoologically, and they are the most thoroughly sampled anywhere in Southeast Asia. However, the records have not been collated to provide a comprehensive overview of the fauna present. This issue is addressed here by presenting an authoritative checklist of all repo...
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Many mammalian fossil teeth and bone fragments have been recovered from remnants of calcite cemented sediments attached to the walls and floors of two small caves, named as Cistern Cave and Swamp Cave, at the foot of Bukit Batu, Batu Caves near Kuala Lumpur. Most of the material are disarticulated and found in isolated groups within the sediments....

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