"Toxotes jaculator, a scaly-finned, acanthopterygian fish, about 6 in. long, inhabiting the seas around Java, which has the faculty of shooting drops of water to the distance of 3 or 4 ft. with sure aim, at insects, causing them to fall into the water, when it devours them." — Williams, 1889

Archerfish

"Toxotes jaculator, a scaly-finned, acanthopterygian fish, about 6 in. long, inhabiting the seas around…

Found in Java and Sumatra, the green calyptomena's namesake plumage helps it blend in with foliage.

Green Calyptomena

Found in Java and Sumatra, the green calyptomena's namesake plumage helps it blend in with foliage.

This small bird is native to Java, Sumatra, and New Guinea. It is noted for its large bill.

Java Eurylame

This small bird is native to Java, Sumatra, and New Guinea. It is noted for its large bill.

"Reputed to be one of the best-flavored freshwater fishes in the East Indian archipelago. Its original home is Java, Sumatra, Borneo, and several other East Indian islands, but thence it has been transported to and acclimatized in Penang, Malacca, Mauritius, and even Cayenne." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Goramy

"Reputed to be one of the best-flavored freshwater fishes in the East Indian archipelago. Its original…

This image depicts a female spotted Java chicken.

Mottled Java Hen

This image depicts a female spotted Java chicken.

Originated in the United States. It is one of the oldest American chickens, and is critically endangered today. They are excellent for both meat and egg production.

Pair of Black Javas

Originated in the United States. It is one of the oldest American chickens, and is critically endangered…