Lyon’s Treeshrew Tupaia salatana is a Borneo endemic confined to the southern half of Borneo. Lyon’s Treeshrew was previously known as the Splendid Treeshrew Tupaia splendidula.
Lyon’s Treeshrew is only treeshrew that occurs in the peat-swamp forests of Tg Puting and Sabangau on the south coast of Borneo.
Borneo is the world centre of treeshrew diversity with 10 species of which 8 are endemic.
Photo taken at the orangutan feeding platform in Tg Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan near the town of Pangkalanbun.
Note that photo below shows the treeshrew in alarm/threat posture with the yellow throat prominent so that the treeshrew mimics a Yellow-Throated Marten Martes flavigula, one of the most feared mammalian predators in Borneo. See this article.
All photos by John Graham Rogers Bird and Mammal tour 14 days Sarawak & Kalimantan June 2022