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The golf course in Kota Kinabula was a feast for the senses.

Golfing in Borneo- A Sensory Experience

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Golfing in Kota Kinabula was a feast for the senses.

Destinations: Malaysia | Borneo
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Animals | Ecotourism | Food | Economy | People | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Agriculture | Sports | Nature
The Dutchman of Borneo

Proboscis Monkeys: The Dutchman of Borneo

Ee Lin Wan - eelin [4,128]

A Shocking Sight! Deep within the forests of Borneo, along a route Chinese traders used to obtain highly treasured shark fins and bird's nests, ancient explorers came across a most startling sight.

Destinations: Malaysia | Borneo
Topics: Animals
Orang Utans at the Sepilok Rehabilitation Center

Orang Utan: The Wild-man of Borneo

Ee Lin Wan - eelin [4,128]

The Man of the Jungle It is one of the largest of tree-dwelling mammals and shares 96.4 % of the human genome. With two intelligent eyes, a tuft of fluffy hair at the top of its head and a skull...

Destinations: Malaysia | Borneo
Topics: Animals

Saving Borneo's Orangutans

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,647]

* * * Asia's vanishing forests are home to many endangered species who may not survive the century. In the jungle of Borneo, Birute Mary Galdikas has spent the past three decades braving tropical...

Destinations: Indonesia | Borneo
Topics: Animals

Orang-utans -- the "wise men" of the forest

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,647]

The big red primate of the forests of Borneo and Sumatra, the orang-utan, is a kind of wise man among apes and tends to look at the world from on high both in the literal and figurative sense, says...

Destinations: Malaysia | Borneo
Topics: Animals

Hanging Tough: The People of the Forest

Christina Gosnell - cgosnell [995]

For years, the orangutans and the people of the forest have been running out of time. We continue to grow and prosper as a species, while our closest relative slowly becomes pushed from life on earth.

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Borneo
Topics: Animals | Ecotourism
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