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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Leaves of the Borneo Giant Upright Elephant Ears plant

The island of Borneo, located just south of the tip of mainland Malaysia, is a natural wonderland. Most visitors come to dive or see the island’s unique wildlife, but the flora...

This alpha male proboscis monkey reminded me of my late Uncle Bee, with his big nose and pot belly

“Take you to see proboscis monkey?” suggested the taxi drivers lined up at the entrance to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Frankly, I had no idea what they were talking about....

Bornean Thick-Billed Spiderhunter bird at Sepilok Nature Resort

I traveled to the Malaysian State of Sabah on the island of Borneo mainly to see orangutans in the wild and to learn about the endangered Sun Bears. An unexpected bonus...

Most believe the Sun Bears are named for the golden crest on their chest, which resembles a rising sun. They also have an uncommonly long, thin tongue, which is used to probe logs and scoop up insects as it curls back up.

At high noon, I stood on the viewing platform at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Center in Sabah, Borneo. In the intense humidity, rivers of sweat streamed down my face and...

Human like behavior of orangutans at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre on the island of Borneo

Humans have long been fascinated by all members of the ape family. Orangutans, second largest of the apes after gorillas, rank extremely high on our fascination meter. There’s no mystery about...

Wild Borneo! Orangutans swing through the trees at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

“Say hello to the orange ones,” my friend said when he dropped me at the airport. He was referring to orangutans, known for their distinctive orange color and endangered status. For...