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Species Diversity and Food-web Complexity in the Caves of Malaysia

Liz Price


Besides microbes a wide variety of cave animals inhabit various caves of Malaysia, ranging from tiny invertebrates through to small mammals, reptiles, amphibians and bats. Evidence even supports the visitation of elephants to some caves. In the present report the food web complexity and the species diversity that exist in Malaysian caves is described on the basis of direct sightings. Furthermore, the major threats to the present status of such caves are also discussed.


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  • DOI:10.21276/ambi.2014.01.2.ga01

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