Wildlife of Sabah, Borneo

In April 2017, I had a chance to travel to Borneo for the first time. This vast tropical island has changed immensely over the last few decades and not in all aspects for the better, but it still provides a lot of opportunities for nature & wildlife tourism. I was lucky enough to witness some incredible moments in Sepilok Wildlife Sanctuary and areas surrounding the Kinabatangan River. These are the photos I took that stand out the most for me.

Stork-billed Kingfisher, Sabah, Borneo
Orangutan mum with baby relaxing in the treetops in Sepilok's Orangutan Sanctuary
Playtime in the treetops (Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary)
It is a lunch time for this young orangutan (Sepilok Sanctuary)
Scarlet-rumped Trogon resting in the forest outside of Gomantong Caves
Black-and-yellow Broadbill sighting near Gomantong Caves
The vastness of the Kinabatangan River, Sabah, Borneo
Pygmy Elephants usually hide along the riverbanks in the morning
Borneo pygmy elephant, the world's smallest (Kinabatangan River)
Pygmy elephants usually live together in a herd
A baby Pygmy elephant running through the riverbanks to catch up with its herd
Oriental Pied Hornbill hiding in the treetops around the Kinabatangan River
Proboscis monkey adult male hiding himself from the scorching sun (Kinabatangan river)
Female Proboscis monkey taking care of its baby
Proboscis monkeys usually gather in the treetops late in the afternoon
It's easy to get confused after a long day,...
Huge young male Orangutan eating a favourite fruit along the riverbanks (Kinabatangan River)
Moonrise over the Kinabatangan riverbanks

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