Monthly Archives: May 2013

Damai, Sun Bear Cub Diary – Explore in Forest Part VII

Text and Photos by Chiew Lin May The beautiful, majestic and the forgotten species  Sun bears, we share this earth with these beautiful and adorable creatures !! Here are the photos for you to share to spread the word!!

Habitat loss and poaching threatens survival of Sun Bears

http://www.nst.com.my/latest/habitat-loss-and-poaching-threatens-survival-of-sun-bears-1.283981#ixzz2U1Kiromo   SANDAKAN: Habitat loss and poaching have led to a decline of up to 30 per cent of the Malayan sun bear population in the last three decades, according to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC). In Borneo, this smallest of the world’s eight bear species is also seeing a drop in numbers […]

Damai, Sun Bear Cub Diary – Forest Insects

Text and Photo by Chiew Lin May Do you ever wonder why Damai, 10 months-old female sun bear cub likes to eat beetle larvae, beetles, millipedes and other forest insects? This is because insects contain protein. When you see sun bears flipping decayed wood, climbing tree or digging into logs, this is generally the reason […]

Damai, Sun Bear Cub Diary – Explore in Forest Part VI

Text and Photos by Chiew Lin May Sun bear is an arboreal bear. In the wild, let look what Damai doing and spending at  rainforest. — Digging —   — Playing — — Climbing — — Grooming — — Resting and Sleeping— — Alert with stranger sound — Every  sun bears  has their own unique […]

Damai, Sun Bear Cub Diary – Explore in Forest Part V

Text and Photos by Chiew Lin May Mother’s day is a special day to appreciate and think about all those wonderful mother out there. However this not only just the human ones, the animal ones too. Sun bear cubs depends and stay with their mum for about two years. Damai, the 10 months old sun bear cub […]

Damai, Sun Bear Cub Diary – Explore in Forest Part IV

Text and Photos by Chiew Lin May It is only if we can raise awareness of these little known sun bears that we can ensure a place for them in the world. Lets hear your thought of what this little Damai is thinking? Please help us spread the words and loves !!