Today, August 19 is world Orangutan day. It is a celebration of the Orangutan, a great ape that shares over 97% of our DNA and also highlights the plight of this species, and how we can help save them. 432 more words
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While in Borneo, we stopped at Semenggoh Wildlife Centre outside of Kuching. Semenggoh has been successfully rehabilitating orphaned and injured wild animals since 1975. These animals are taught how to survive in their native habitat and then re-introduced into the wild. 224 more words
The Sepilok Nature Resort is a simple resort of air-conditioned cabins connected by a wooden boardwalk around a pond, right next to the orangutan sanctuary. When I arrived, my room was not ready so I gathered my camera bag and handbag and set off to the sanctuary next door. 1,036 more words
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