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Branch Talk: Small Mammals

  MNS Selangor Branch Talk: Small Mammals Speakers: Dr Jayaraj Vijaya Kumaran and Dr Chong Ju Lian Date: Friday, 12th April Venue: MNS HQ Auditorium Time: 8pm MNS Selangor Branch has invited Dr Jayaraj Vijaya Kumaran from Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and Dr Chong Ju Lian from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu to talk about small mammals.  All MNS members are welcomed.      Dr Raj will speak about "Studying small mammal in the canopy strata of Malaysian rainforests; current direction, technologies and public participation" while Dr Chong will share her "Reflections on Pangolins – Where do we stand?"           Dr Raj is a small mammal biologist who started his career studying bats in the deepest jungles of Borneo. In the past few years, he has ventured in to studying other small mammals particularly on non–volant small mammals that are found in the understorey. However this has led him to revisit his interest in studying flying mammals in the canopy, strata in the forest