Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ah Chong and Om the sun bears in the BSBCC forest enclosure

It is all happening. Both of our big boys are enjoying their forest enclosure. All the hard works from every one finally pay off by seeing them in the forest enclosure. This is their story… [kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Sun Bears digging for termites at BSBCC’s forest enclosure

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Primate or Bear?

By Wai Pak Ng   It was a rainy afternoon. David, Daniel and I were waiting our bear house for the rain to stop so that we could go out for lunch. The waiting gave us more opportunity to observe the bears and film this video clip.   Sun bear is the most arboreal bear […]

Australian Governor-General Visit BSBCC

Text and photos by Wai Pak Ng The Australian Governor-General Quentin Bryce AC visited the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre yesterday an . Her visit was welcome by the Sabah Minister of Tourism, Culture & Environment Datuk Masidi Manjun. Her Excellency arrived at 3 pm and went straight to […]

Three more new comers at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre!

Text and photo by Wai Pak Ng Last month was a busy but a fruitful month for all of us in BSBCC. At first we have Ah Lun and Julaini come to our centre. Then, we accepted Kudat and Panda. We were pretty much nonstop on rescuing these caged sun bears until recently we having […]

Pandas arrive BSBCC

by Wai Pak Ng  I am not sure you still remember I posted an article about 2 “Panda” that live in a mini zoo in Kudat, Northern Sabah in this blog last year. It is such a shame that my country men name these two Malayan sun bears as “Panda!”. Besides that, these two sun […]

International Bear News: highlighting professionals behind the scenes


An unexpected damage :(

Our forest enclosures for the rescued sun bears are the best as far as for sun bear habitat is concern because the enclosures are build inside a natural primary rainforest. The forest is undisturbed and pristine, with tall and huge trees and fills with natural life. We are proud of our forest enclosures, thanks to the […]

Raleigh Volunteering Experience at BSBCC

Our Volunteering Experience at BSBCC – “we can’t wait for the day to come when the first bear gets released into the wild!” Text and photos by Joyce Malmo Twelve curious, excited and eager faces were staring at myself (Joyce) and Katy – volunteer Project Managers for Raleigh, on the 8th of July when we […]

YeePee! Finally Malaysia passed new wildlife law! Malaysia gets tough new wildlife law Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 5 August 2010—Malaysia’s Parliament this week passed the country’s tough new Wildlife Conservation Bill 2010 which provides significantly higher penalties and mandatory jail terms for wildlife crime. The new law, expected to come into force by the end of this year, will replace the 38-year-old Protection […]