Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year !

May the good times and treasures of the present become the golden memories of tomorrow. Wish you lots of love, joy and happiness. MERRY CHRISTMAS

Training Workshop on Surveillance and Prevention of Emerging Infectious Diseases from Wildlife

Text by Tee Thye Lim Photo by  Dr. Sen Nathan and Tee Thye Lim Avian Influenza, HIV/AIDS, SARS, and H1N1 are the types of diseases that share one common trait – they are animal-related. In other words, they are zoonotic diseases which are able to transmit between animals and humans. A 4-day Regional Training Workshop […]

A day with the Sandakan Tzu Chi Buddhist Merit Society children

Text by Gloria Ganang & photo by Dawn Serene Tukalan It has been a rainy weather in Sandakan these few days. However it was lucky for the kids from the Sandakan Tzu Chi Buddhist Merit Society that they get to spend a sunny day doing fun activities at the BSBCC yesterday (9th Dec 2012). They […]

Cerah and Jelita – Wild chapter in their lifes

Text and photo by Chiew Lin May Malayan sun bear (Helartos malayanus) need a diverse tropical rainforest to survive. They are forest dependent species. BSBCC forest enclosure highlight the needs for animals better prepared for living in their natural environment. One of the primary goals of the BSBCC is to rehabilitate and release suitable orphaned […]

Damai’s Introduction to New Cage

Text and photo by Gloria Ganang Damai, the newest resident and currently the youngest bear at the centre is moving to her new cage. She is so much tinier (only about 5 months old) than the rest of the bears at the centre. Therefore, the process of moving her is a bit of a challenge […]